EIN 4519: Manufacturing Systems Integration
Course Description for Manufacturing Systems Integration
Manufacturing Systems Integration
Prerequisites: EML4320C and STA3032
Description: This course introduces enterprise level analysis of the planning, evaluation, deployment, and integration of manufacturing theory and methods in production settings. It emphasizes the plant-level interrelationships between manufacturing methods, human factors, and process monitoring and control. Further, this course surveys current and emerging technologies, techniques, and strategies that can increase a manufacturing enterpriseâ€™s responsiveness to volatile markets and enhance the use of internal engineering and business to increase profitability. Topics include engineering product design for manufacturability, production planning and control, lean manufacturing, mass customization, reconfigurable manufacturing systems, and supply chain resource management.