2.853 Introduction to Manufacturing Systems


Class Info

Provides ways to analyze manufacturing systems in terms of material flow and storage, information flow, capacities, and times and durations of events. Fundamental topics include probability, inventory and queuing models, forecasting, optimization, process analysis, and linear and dynamic systems. Factory planning and scheduling topics include flow planning, bottleneck characterization, buffer and batch-size tactics, seasonal planning, and dynamic behavior of production systems. Graduate students are required to complete additional assignments.

This class has 2.008 as a prerequisite.

2.853 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be instructed by S. B. Gershwin.

Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 3-333.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

In the Fall 2015 Subject Evaluations, 2.853 was rated 3.8 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the DSpace@MIT: 2.853 Manufacturing Systems I: Analytical Methods and Flow Models, Fall 2002 site or on the 2.853 Stellar site.

MIT 2.853 Introduction to Manufacturing Systems Related Textbooks
MIT 2.853 Introduction to Manufacturing Systems On The Web
DSpace@MIT: 2.853 Manufacturing Systems I: Analytical Methods and Flow Models, Fall 2002
Tags
topologies batch-size manufacturing system flow linear systems and system dynamics

© Copyright 2015