Manufacturing Systems Analysis

Workers dressed in white stand at various stations along a  winding conveyor belt carrying bricks of yellow cheese to be sliced, inspected, and packaged.

An assembly line moves product through the Tillamook Cheese Factory. (Photo by James Yu on Flickr.)

Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

2.852

As Taught In

Spring 2010

Level

Graduate

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Course Features

Course Description

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


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