Facilities Design and Planning

Course Code: 
IE 312

As the first of a two-course series in Production Planning, this course is organized to introduce the students to modeling and analysis of production systems. After providing an understanding of the nature and context of production systems and the key decision areas at the various stages in a systems life cycle, the focus will be set on the strategic, long-range issues particularly related to the design phase. A wide range of design issues encountered in modern manufacturing environments will be addressed through various quantitative methods and modeling approaches.