Catalogue 2018 - 2019

IE 428 Facility Design & Material Handling

Credits

2 cr.

Prerequisite

IE 212 and IE 318

Course Description

This course will provide students with the fundamental concepts, theory and procedures for the study of facilities design and location; physical layout; material flow principles; and material handling. The course will discuss product design, process planning and schedule design in the development of analytical procedures for facility design and material handling. Additionally, students will use software to supplement the decision-making process in the design, rationalization and improvement of factory and office layouts.


Notes

One class hour, three-hour lab.

Formerly Industrial Design Laboratory III

Distribution

MR

Fee