2018-2019 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog
EGR 642 - Materials Handling and Flow Control
Comprehensive coverage of material movement in production including material handling equipment and strategies, material flow control and supply chain logistics. Topics include conveyor systems and AGV Systems; KANBAN, CONWIP, and one-piece flow; and supplier selection and material movement logistics. Emphasis on the application of discrete event modeling and experimentation. Offered winter semester. Prerequisite: EGR 640 with a grade of B or better.