2.852 | Spring 2010 | Graduate
Manufacturing Systems Analysis

Lecture Notes

Summary lecture slides for each topic are presented here.

SES # TOPICS SLIDES
1 Introduction (PDF)
2 Probability — Basic concepts (PDF - 1.3MB)
3 Markov chains and processes
4 The M/M/1 queues
5 Continuous random variables
6 Transfer lines — Models and bounds (PDF - 1.9MB)
7 Two-machine lines
8 “Deterministic” lines
9 Exponential and continuous lines
10 Long lines (PDF)
11 Long lines (cont.)
12 Long lines (cont.)
13 “Deterministic” line — Long line optimization (PDF - 1.2MB)
14 “Deterministic” line — Long line optimization (cont.)
15 Assembly/disassembly systems (PDF - 2.1MB)
16 Assembly/disassembly systems (cont.)
17 A/D loops (PDF)
18 A/D loops (cont.)
19 A/D loops (cont.)
20 Guest lecture: Chuan Shi, “Efficient Buffer Design Algorithms for Production Line Profit Maximization.”

(PDF 1 of 3 - 4.9MB),

(PDF 2 of 3 - 5.0MB),

(PDF 3 of 3 - 10.5MB) (Courtesy of Chuan Shi. Used with permission.)

21 Quality/quantity models (PDF)
22 Quality/quantity models (cont.)
23 Guest lecture: Fernando Tubilla, “Scheduling of Setup Changes.”  
24 Real-time control of manufacturing system

(PDF)

25 Real-time control of manufacturing systems (cont.)
26 Guest lecture: Alain Patchong  
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Spring 2010
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