Course Description

MSE 6020
Designing for Lean Manufacturing
A study of the principles and practices necessary to establish/maintain a lean operation. Concepts covered include: theory of constraints, takt time, pull systems, lean accounting, value stream mapping, waste free manufacturing, workplace organization, quick change-over, just-in-time, and mistake-proofing. Through hands-on exercises, students will learn to apply these concepts in real-world situations.