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Manufacturing Systems (18 Credits)
Using technology for the production of goods and services is a fundamental part of the human endeavor. Manufacturing, which is vital to the economic health of the nation, is one of the primary areas of study in technology. The competitive aspects of the global economy are also forcing rapid changes in manufacturing. To meet these challenges, manufacturers need capable and talented individuals in leadership positions in technical programs within universities as well as in businesses.
MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS SPECIALIZATION
A Manufacturing System can be defined as the means to operate and control processes that add value to a product. Another key characteristic of a manufacturing system is its ability to replicate the product profitably. While traditional manufacturing programs have focused on manufacturing technologies, manufacturing systems concentrates on all the activities and practices used to integrate an enterprise's production.
|Univ.||Course||Sp 18||Su 18||Fa 18||Sp 19||Su 19||Fa 19||Sp 20||Su 20||Fa 20||Sp 21||Su 21||Fa 21||Sp 22||Su 22||Fa 22|
|BGSU||TECH 7500||Comp. Based|
|ISU||ECT 634||Automated Int.||X||X||X||X||X|
|ISU||MFG 671||Sys in Mfg||X||X||X|
|UCM||TMD 7550||Current Issues||X||X||X|
|UCM||TMD 6525||Mfg. Econ||X||X|
|BGSU||TECH 7280||Comp. Integ.|
Examination of contemporary analytical computer software used in manufacturing with critical analysis of the features of each system. Examples include CAD/CAM, FEA, simulation, and off-line programming.
A study of the theory, design, and application of computer interfacing techniques for use in integrated automated manufacturing systems. Methods and procedures employed in the integration and control of automated industrial systems will be examined and evaluated.
The methods and techniques used to plan and predict allocation of the manufacturing organization's resources from procurement of raw materials to the distribution of the final product. Systems strategies and procedures will be analyzed.
Advanced study of computer integrated manufacturing management through such topics as concurrent engineering, CAPP, MRP, database management, and GT.