MFGEN 381

Lean Manufacturing & System Design

Manufacturing Engineering Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering

Course Description

Basic elements, planning and integration issues of manufacturing systems. Analyzing product specifications and production requirements for manufacturing concepts and practices involved in process planning and manufacturing system design. Designing a manufacturing system can be as complex and crucial to the success of a company as the design of the products being made. Equipment selection and justification; facility layout and material-handling system design; process-improvement techniques. Lean manufacturing principles will be used within the context of each topic in this course.

When Taught

Winter

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

System Metrics

Learning Outcome

Students will understand key manufacturing metrics and how they are influenced.

Title

Production and Inventory Control

Learning Outcome

Students will understand the principles and techniques of production and inventory control.

Title

Process Improvement

Learning Outcome

Students will apply process improvement techniques to improve process performance.