MNE 563: Facility Planning

Pre-req: Graduate Standing

Fundamentals and procedures in developing efficient layouts for production and service facilities and material handling systems. Manual procedures and microcomputer-based layout algorithms. Review of material handling equipment used in warehousing and manufacturing. Algorithms to design and analyze discrete parts material storage and flow systems such as Automated Storage/Retrieval Systems, order picking, conveyors, automated guided vehicle systems and carousels.

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