2.853 Manufacturing Systems I: Analytical Methods and Flow Models, Fall 2002
Author(s)Gershwin, S. B.; Wein, Lawrence M.
Manufacturing Systems I: Analytical Methods and Flow Models
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Provides ways to conceptualize and analyze manufacturing systems and supply chains in terms of material flow, information flow, capacities, and flow times. Fundamental building blocks: Inventory and Queuing Models, Forecasting and Uncertainty, Optimization, Process Analysis, Linear Systems and System Dynamics. Factory Planning: Flow Planning, Bottleneck Characterization, Buffer and Batch-Size Tactics, Seasonal Planning, Dynamics and Learning for Various Process Flow Topologies and for Various Market Contexts.
manufacturing systems, supply chains, material flow, information flow, capacities, flow times, Fundamental building blocks, inventory, queuing models, forecasting, uncertainty, optimization, process analysis, linear systems, system dynamics, Factory planning, flow planning, bottleneck characterization, buffer, batch-size tactics, seasonal planning, process flow topologies, market contexts