Dr. Stanley Gershwin
This course covers the following topics: models of manufacturing systems, including transfer lines and flexible manufacturing systems; calculation of performance measures, including throughput, in-process inventory, and meeting production commitments; real-time control of scheduling; effects of machine failure, set-ups, and other disruptions on system performance.
Gershwin, Stanley. 2.852 Manufacturing Systems Analysis, Spring 2010. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/mechanical-engineering/2-852-manufacturing-systems-analysis-spring-2010 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA