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IE59000 - Material Flow Systems Planning

Fall 2016

Days/Time: TBA / TBA
Credit Hours: 3

Learning Objective:
(1) to acquaint students with the concepts of material flow systems in manufacturing and logistics, (2) to learn optimization and simulation modeling and analyses of material flow systems, and (3) to understand material flow integration issues.

Description:
Analyses of material flows in manufacturing and logistics systems. Material flow structures, physical assets and operational decisions influencing system performance. Optimization and simulation modeling of material flow systems. This course replaces IE 58300. Credit cannot be taken for both this course and IE 58300.

Topics Covered:
Design and analysis of material flows in manufacturing and logistics systems; Emphasis is given to problem-based modeling.

Prerequisites:
Knowledge of facilities design and production control through formal coursework or exposure in an industrial setting.

Applied/Theory: 50/50

Web Address:
http://gilbreth.ecn.purdue.edu/~tanchoco/Access/590mfs

Homework:
Tentative: Homeworks will be assigned as needed. The maximum number of homeworks is 5. The homework is 10% of the final grade. Submission instructions will be specified in the homework sheet. Homework will be accepted via email (email address to be announced in class).

Projects:
None

Exams:
Tentative: Three 75-minutes exams. The three exams make up 90% of the final grade.

Textbooks:
"Facilities Planning", 4th Edition, by Tompkins, White, Bozer and Tanchoco; published by J. Wiley, 2010, ISBN 978-0-470-44404-7. Disclaimer: final textbook listings are available in April for fall and summer semesters. Please visit the Listing of Textbooks by College or School for the most up-to-date information.

Computer Requirements:
Microsoft Office (MSWord and Excel); ProEd minimum computer requirements.

ProEd Minimum Requirements:
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Tuition & Fees: view

Other Requirements:
This course replaces IE 58300. Credit cannot be taken for both this course and 58300.

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