2.852 Manufacturing Systems Analysis

Spring 2004

Photo inside a motor factory.
Interior view of a motor factory. (Image courtesy of stock.xchng.)

Course Highlights

This course includes selected lecture notes, a student project and related resources.

Course Description

This course deals with 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.
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Staff

Instructor:
Prof. Stanley Gershwin

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
Two sessions / week
1.5 hours / session

Level

Graduate