IE6107 Advanced Material Flow Systems
This module is an advanced version of IE5107 - Material Flow Systems. This module covers the activities required to manage materials flow from supplier through manufacturing activities to the final use of the materials or delivery to customer. Emphasis is given on the movement of materials within the manufacturing processes and storage systems. Methodologies useful to the analysis of material flow systems, in both the manufacturing and warehousing systems, are introduced. Besides evening lectures on the above topic, seminars on fundamental aspects of the subject matters will be conducted. Research papers will be reviewed during the seminars.