MEC 813 Flexible Manufacturing Systems

This course provides students with an overview of the planning, design, implementation, and control of flexible manufacturing systems. It discusses the concept of flexible manufacturing and types of manufacturing systems such as cellular manufacturing and the application of various artificial intelligence techniques to the design of cellular manufacturing systems. It also includes an overview of the basic components of flexible manufacturing systems: selection of automated material handling systems, part type selection and tool allocation models, workpieces and tools routing, capacity planning, and scheduling for flexible manufacturing systems. (Equivalent to IND 810) Lect: 3 hrs./Lab: 1 hr. Prerequisites: CMN 432, ECN 801, MEC 309, MEC 411, MEC 430, MTH 510, PCS 213 and MEC 709 Course Weight: 1.00 Billing Units: 1




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