Facility Planning and Workcell Design
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In this course the student explore how plant layouts are designed. The focus is on creating a layout that promotes the efficient use of equipment, material, people and energy. Students learn how to: Gather all relevant information regarding plant layout design. Complete a production and flow analysis. Identify the necessary support service resources. Develop total space requirements and allocate floor area. Develop a plot plan and building shape. Evaluate the plant layout solution using CAD and simulation software. The course requires basic knowledge of MS Office and AutoCAD software.
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