Calendar

LEC # TOPICS KEY DATES
1 Introduction

Fabritek Case
2 National Cranberry Cooperative Case
3 Probability
4 Probability (cont.)
5 Stochastic Processes and Queueing Homework 1 due
6 Networks of Queues
7 Inventory
8 Inventory (cont.)
9 Statistics Homework 2 due
10 Regression
11 Forecasting
12 Optimization
13 Optimization (cont.)
14 Manufacturing System Overview

Simulation and Tutorial
Homework 3 due
Midterm Exam
15 Introduction to Simulation
16 Monte-Carlo Simulation
17 Discrete-Event Simulation
18 Design and Analysis of Simulation Experiments
19 Single-Part-Type, Multiple-Stage Systems
20 Single-Part-Type, Multiple-Stage Systems (cont.)
21 Single-Stage, Multiple-Type Systems
22 Material Requirement Planning Homework 4 due
23 Toyota Production System
24 Multi-Stage Control and Scheduling
25 Multi-Stage Control and Scheduling (cont.) Homework 5 due before lecture 25
26 "The Goal"
Final Exam