Industrial Engineering Design
Course Content and Outline
Product Design and Development: 3hours
Principles of good product design, tolerance design; quality and cost considerations; product
life cycle; standardization, simplification, diversification, value engineering and analysis, concurrent engineering.
Engineering Economy and Costing: 2hours
Elementary cost accounting and methods of depreciation; break-even analysis, techniques for
evaluation of capital investments, financial statements.
Work System Design: 5hours
Taylor’s scientific management, Gilbreths’s contributions; productivity –concepts and
measurements; method study, micro-motion study, principles of motion economy; work measurement – stop watch time study, work sampling, standard data, PMTS; ergonomics;
job evaluation, merit rating, incentive schemes, and wage administration; process engineering.
Facility Design: 5hours
Facility location factors and evaluation of alternate locations; types of plant layout and their
evaluation; computer-aided layout design techniques; assembly line balancing; materials handling systems.
Production Planning and Inventory Control: 5hours
Forecasting techniques – causal and time series models, moving average, exponential
smoothing, trend and seasonality; aggregate production planning; master production scheduling; MRP and MRP-II; order control and flow control; routing, scheduling and priority dispatching; push and pull production systems, concept of JIT manufacturing system; logistics, distribution, and supply chain management; Inventory –functions, costs, classifications, deterministic and probabilistic inventory models, quantity discount; perpetual and periodic inventory control systems.
Operation Research: 5hours
Linear programming – problem formulation, simplex method, duality and sensitivity
analysis; transportation and assignment models; network flow models, constrained optimization and Lagrange multipliers; simple queuing models; dynamic programming; simulation – manufacturing applications; PERT and CPM, time-cost trade-off, resource leveling.
Quality Management: 5hours
Quality – concept and costs, quality circles, quality assurance; statistical quality control,
acceptance sampling, zero defects, six sigma; total quality management; ISO9000; design of experiments – Taguchi method.
Reliability and Maintenance: 5hours
Reliability, availability and maintainability; distribution of failure and repair times;
determination of MTBF and MTTR, reliability models; system reliability determination; preventive maintenance and replacement, total productive maintenance – concept and applications.
Management Information System: 5hours
Value of information; information storage and retrieval system – database and data
structures; knowledge-based systems.
Intellectual Property System: 5hours
Definition of intellectual property, the importance of IPR; TRIPS and its implications, patent,
copyright, industrial design, and trademark.
MODE OF DELIVERY
- Reading assignments
- Practical assignments
- Field trips
INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND / OR EQUIPMENT
- Whiteboard and Markers
- Flip Charts
- LCD Projectors& Computers
- CDs, DVDs, and Tapes