We recommend the following book, and will suggest complementary readings throughout the class:
Simchi-Levi, David, Philip Kaminsky, and Edith Simchi-Levi. Designing and Managing the Supply Chain. 2nd ed. New York, NY: McGraw Hill, 2003. ISBN: 0071410317. (SKS)
We also recommend and suggest the following books as useful references or complements:
Hopp, Wallace, and Mark Spearman. Factory Physics. 2nd ed. Boston, MA: Irwin, 2000. ISBN: 0256247951. (HS)
Nahmias, Steven. Production and Operations Analysis. 4th ed. Boston, MA: Irwin, 2000. ISBN: 0072417412. (N)
Chopra, Sunil and Peter Meindl. Supply Chain Management. 2nd ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2004. ISBN: 013101028X. (CM)
Shapiro, Jeremy. Modeling the Supply Chain. Pacific Grove, CA: Duxbury, 2001. ISBN: 0534373631. (S)
Silver, Edward, David Pyke, and Rein Peterson. Inventory Management and Production Planning and Scheduling. 3rd ed. New York, NY: Wiley, 1998. ISBN: 0471119474. (SPP)
|1||Introduction and Course Overview|
|2||Manufacturing System Design
Class will introduce and discuss key topics in manufacturing system design by means of an example: design of a PC production facility, including choice of assembly configuration, set up of material handling system, capacity sizing.
|Furey, T. M. "Decision Elements in the Design of a Consumer Electronics Assembly Plant." S. M. thesis. MIT, 1999.
N, pp. 447-452, and 561-598.
HS, pp. 626-645.
Alvarez Lopez, Liana. "Design and Implementation of Cellular Manufacturing in a Job Shop Environment." S. M. thesis. MIT, 1997.
|3||Manufacturing System Design: Service Systems|
|4||Supply Chain Design I||Read: SKS, Chapter 2.|
|5||Manufacturing System Design: High volume automated lines - choice of buffers and buffer sizing
Guest speaker - Dr. Mitchell Burman, Analytics, Inc. Boston, MA. In this class we will hear about various projects on the analysis and design of automated production lines with finite buffers.
|Burman, M., S. Gershwin, and C. Suyematsu. "HP Uses Operations Research to Improve the Design of a Printer Production Line." Interfaces 28 (Jan-Feb 1998): 24-36.|
|6||Supply Chain Design II||Read the MetalWork Corporation Case|
|7||Decentralized Distribution Systems|
|8||Revenue Management||Read: SKS, Chapter 7.|
|11||Design of a Supply Chain for a New Product||Graves, S., and S. Willems. "Optimizing the Supply-Chain Configuration for New Products." Proceedings of the 2000 MSOM Conference. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan, June 2000, p. 8.|
|12||Guest Speaker: Mike Romeri, Lead Director, Process Technology Group at PRTM|
|13||Flexibility and Capacity Planning|
|14||Internet Based B2B Procurement Strategies|
|15||Flexibility and Capacity Planning|
|16||Class Summary and Wrap Up|