Dec 08, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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IME 4020 - Lean Manufacturing


Prerequisite(s): IME 2020, EGR 2650.
The study of the principles and practices used to identify and minimize non-value-added activities present in the manufacturing environment. Concepts covered include pull systems, cellular flow, quick change-over, quality at the source, point-of-use storage, 5-S, standardized work, visual control systems, and value of stream mapping. Emphasis is placed on moving from a focus of local optimums to optimizing the entire system. 3 credits. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)



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