MECH 3643 - Manufacturing Management, 3 Credits

Level: Lower

This course supplements the study of manufacturing processes with emphasis on techniques, processes and factors that contribute to manufacturing management decision making. Previous manufacturing process exposure is desirable but not essential. Selected topics to be discussed include: motion and time study, engineering economics, project planning and scheduling, Computer Integrated Manufacturing/Management (CIM), Just in Time manufacturing strategy, design for manufacturability, Statistical Process Control (SPC), Statistical Quality Control (SQC), and other management policies and strategies.