Learning outcomes of the course unit
State-of-the art concepts and techniques are combined to offer a practical solution to enhancing the manufacturing planning and the control systems.
Course contents summary
I – TRADITIONAL TECNIQUE FOR MANUFACTURING PLANNING AND CONTROL
Demand Management - Inventory Control - Flow production planning - Lot production planning - Project Management Techniques - Stopwatch time - Work Sampling - Predetermined Time Study
Manufacturing Planning and Control - Production Plan - Master Production Planning - Material Requirements Planning (MRP) - Bill of Material - Scheduling
III – ADVANCED CONCEPS IN PRODUCTION PLANNING AND CONTROL SYSTEMS
Just In Time (JIT) and kanban scheduling - Just in Time and MRP integration: Synchro-MRP - Workload control - CONWIP system - Optimise Production Technology (OPT)
A. Brandolese, A. Pozzetti, A. Sianesi, “Gestione della produzione industriale”, Ed. Hoepli, Milano, 1991
T. E. Vollmann, W. L. Berry, D. C. Whybark, “Manufacturing planning and control systems”, Irwin Mc Graw Hill, New York, 1997.
J. S. Martinich, “Production and operations management”, John Wiley, New York, 1997
Most of the basic principles and technique have been supporting by examples during the course.