IE 470 - Manufacturing System Design and Analysis

Course Description

Contemporary design and analysis methodologies used to organize systems for economic manufacture of products.

I E 470 - Manufacturing System Design and Analysis (3): Manufacturing System Design and Analysis is a senior level course in manufacturing, required for all the baccalaureate students in the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering. Students will be exposed to the contemporary techniques used to design and analyze manufacturing systems for economic manufacture of products. Students will learn to design manufacturing systems (human and automated) to satisfy differing types of product demand. Students taking this course should be familiar with introduction to manufacturing and product specifications and introduction to manufacturing process design and analysis.

Course Prerequisites

  • Prerequisite or Concurrent: with manufacturing process elective

Additional Information

Joshi, Sanjay



Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering



Phone: 814-865-2108

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