TECH 3180 Lean Manufacturing -- 3 unit(s)

Introduction to lean manufacturing systems and concepts - basic philosophy of reducing waste to improve quality, reduce cost and production time. Topics include: history of lean, lean philosophy 5S/7W, work measurement and methods improvement, job/machine scheduling, line balancing, Kanban/ConWIP systems, pull systems, just-in-time manufacturing, value stream mapping. Prerequisite(s): TECH 2043 (330:043); MATH 1150 (800:048) or MATH 1420 (800:060) or STAT 1772 (800:072); junior standing or consent of instructor.

Term: Spring 2014

Start/End Date: Jan 13, 2014 - May 9, 2014
Meeting Time: Arranged

Location (Facility ID): eLearning

Instruction Mode: Online

Instructor(s): Nilmani Pramanik, Associate Professor

Class Section: 01

Class Nbr: 1675
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