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Industrial Engineering Course Description

IE 1055 - FACILITY LAYOUT AND MATERIAL HANDLING

Introduction to facility layout and location topics including activity relationships, space and personnel requirements, layout types, manual and computer algorithms for constructing layouts, single facility location methodologies, and warehouse operations.  Material handling methods and equipment including conveyors, lift trucks, carousels, automated guided vehicles, and automated storage and retrieval systems are also discussed.

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