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Industrial Engineering Course Description

IE 2025 - FACILITY LAYOUT AND MATERIAL HANDLING


INTRODUCTION TO FACILITY LAYOUT AND LOCATION.  TOPICS INCLUDING ACTIVITY RELATIONSHIPS, SPACE AND PERSONNEL REQUIRE MENTS, COMPUTER ALGORITHMS FOR CONSTRUCTING LAYOUTS, AND BOTH SINGLE AND MULTIPLE FACILITY LOCATION METHODOLOGIES; 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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