We recommend the following book, and will suggest complementary readings throughout the class:
We also recommend and suggest the following books as useful references or complements:
|1||Introduction and Course Overview|
Manufacturing System Design
Class will introduce and discuss key topics in manufacturing system design by means of an example: design of a PC production facility, including choice of assembly configuration, set up of material handling system, capacity sizing.
Furey, T. M. "Decision Elements in the Design of a Consumer Electronics Assembly Plant." S. M. thesis. MIT, 1999.
N, pp. 447-452, and 561-598.
HS, pp. 626-645.
Alvarez Lopez, Liana. "Design and Implementation of Cellular Manufacturing in a Job Shop Environment." S. M. thesis. MIT, 1997.
|3||Manufacturing System Design: Service Systems|
|4||Supply Chain Design I||Read: SKS, Chapter 2.|
Manufacturing System Design: High volume automated lines - choice of buffers and buffer sizing
Guest speaker - Dr. Mitchell Burman, Analytics, Inc. Boston, MA. In this class we will hear about various projects on the analysis and design of automated production lines with finite buffers.
|Burman, M., S. Gershwin, and C. Suyematsu. "HP Uses Operations Research to Improve the Design of a Printer Production Line." Interfaces 28 (Jan-Feb 1998): 24-36.|
|6||Supply Chain Design II||Read the MetalWork Corporation Case|
|7||Decentralized Distribution Systems|
|8||Revenue Management||Read: SKS, Chapter 7.|
|11||Design of a Supply Chain for a New Product||Graves, S., and S. Willems. "Optimizing the Supply-Chain Configuration for New Products." Proceedings of the 2000 MSOM Conference. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan, June 2000, p. 8.|
|12||Guest Speaker: Mike Romeri, Lead Director, Process Technology Group at PRTM|
|13||Flexibility and Capacity Planning|
|14||Internet Based B2B Procurement Strategies|
|15||Flexibility and Capacity Planning|
|16||Class Summary and Wrap Up|