Calendar

LEC # TOPICS KEY DATES
1 Introduction
2 Probability - Basic Concepts
3 Markov Chains and Processes
4 Markov Chains and Processes (cont.)
5 The M/M/1 Queue
6 Controlled Machine Assignment 1 due
7 Transfer Lines - Models and Bounds
8 Transfer Lines - Models and Bounds (cont.)
9 Deterministic Processing Time Transfer Line - 2 Machine Assignment 2 due
10 Deterministic Processing Time Transfer Line - 2 Machine (cont.)
11 Deterministic Processing Time Transfer Line - 2 Machine (cont.)
12 DET2TL Performance

Exponential Processing Time Transfer Line - 2 Machine
Assignment 3 due
13 Exponential Processing Time Transfer Line - 2 Machine (cont.)
14 Exponential Processing Time Transfer Line - 2 Machine (cont.) Assignment 4 due
15 EXP2TL, CON2TL Performance

Continuous Material Transfer Line - 2 Machine
16 Continuous Material Transfer Line - 2 Machine (cont.) Midterm out
17 Deterministic Processing Time Transfer Line - Many Machines
18 Deterministic Processing Time Transfer Line - Many Machines (cont.) Midterm due
19 Deterministic Processing Time Transfer Line - Long Line Optimization
20 Long Lines Assignment 5 due
21 Assembly/Disassembly Systems
22 Assembly/Disassembly Systems (cont.)
23 Real-time Scheduling
24 The Control-Point Policy Final examination out
25 Current Research: Quality and Quantity
26 Miscellany (Subcontracting/Capacity Expansion & Simple Yield Model)

"Mathematical Modeling of the Two-Part Type Machine," by Young Jae Jang.

Inventory Systems in Practice
Final examination due