MFET231C: Production Systems

Manufacturing Engineering Technology
Credits 3 Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours 0 Lecture Hours 3
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A study of the organization of the production system as well as the techniques used to control its operation. Topics covered include forecasting, production planning, plant layout, inventory control, work measurement, job sequencing, and operation scheduling. An introduction to lean manufacturing concepts is also provided.


Students are required to pass prerequisite courses with a grade of C or higher. Exceptions apply; please consult your department chair.
  • Understand operations management tools ,maintenance and reliability, JIT and lean operations, location and layout global challenges strategy, project management techniques, forecasting, quality, design of goods, process strategy/sustainability, human resources and work measurement, and production planning/scheduling in a manufacturing context.