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An overview of production methods. Philosophies such as lean and Quick Response Manufacturing. Organization for production and facilities layout. Elements of production including workstations and inventories with mathematical analysis. Introduction to flow control schemes as well as their analysis using discrete event simulation. A comprehensive case study is required. Offered spring/summer semester. Prerequisite: Admitted to interdisciplinary or product design and manufacturing engineering major.