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.