Production Plant Design (MFGE478) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Production Plant Design MFGE478 Elective Courses 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
N/A
Course Language English
Course Type Elective Courses
Course Level Natural & Applied Sciences Master's Degree
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Drill and Practice.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Prof. Dr. Bilgin Kaftanoğlu
Course Assistants
Course Objectives This course aims to acquaint the students with principles, concepts, types, processes and terminology of Production Plant Design.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Basic terminology in product design and CAD
  • Basic concepts in manufacturing systems
  • Fundamentals of market survey and plant location
  • Understanding of machine and labor selection
  • Concepts of material handling integrated with production plant layout
Course Content Introduction, fundamantals of design and CAD, manufacturing systems (CAD/CAM, FMS, CIM), market survey and plant location, plant layout, process analysis, quantity and quality planning and controlling for production, process and machine selection, materials handling, storage types, safety regulations, maintenance, environmental factors, research an

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction Course Book: D. R. Sule, Manufacturing Facilities
2 Fundamentals of design and CAD Course Book: D. R. Sule, Manufacturing Facilities
3 Manufacturing systems (CAD/CAM, FMS and CIM) Course Book: D. R. Sule, Manufacturing Facilities
4 Market survey and plant location Course Book: D. R. Sule, Manufacturing Facilities
5 Plant Layout Course Book: D. R. Sule, Manufacturing Facilities
6 Process Analysis Course Book: D. R. Sule, Manufacturing Facilities
7 Midterm 1 Course Book: D. R. Sule, Manufacturing Facilities
8 Quantity and quality planning and controlling for production Course Book: D. R. Sule, Manufacturing Facilities
9 Process and machine selection Course Book: D. R. Sule, Manufacturing Facilities
10 Materials handling Course Book: D. R. Sule, Manufacturing Facilities
11 Storage types Course Book: D. R. Sule, Manufacturing Facilities
12 Maintenance Course Book: D. R. Sule, Manufacturing Facilities
13 Midterm 2 Course Book: D. R. Sule, Manufacturing Facilities
14 Maintenance Course Book: D. R. Sule, Manufacturing Facilities
15 Environmental factors, Research and Development Course Book: D. R. Sule, Manufacturing Facilities
16 Final exam period Course Book: D. R. Sule, Manufacturing Facilities

Sources

Course Book 1. D. R. Sule, Manufacturing Facilities - Location, Planning, and Design, 2nd edition, PWS Publishing Company - International Thomson Publishing, 1994.
2. Ders Notları ve yansılar / Lecture notes and slides
11. Sagligi ve Is Güvenligi Tüzügü, Basbakanlik Basimevi.
Other Sources 3. Ray Wild, Production and Operations Management - Principles and Techniques, Holt, Rinehart and Winston Ltd., 1979 (On Reserve at METU Library with Call No. HD31 W668 1979).
4. Harold T. Amrine, John A. Ritchey, Colin L. Moodie, Manufacturing Organization and Management, 5th edition, Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1987 (On Reserve at METU Library with Call No. HD31 A54 1987).
5. Tompkins, White, Bozer, Frazelle, Tanchoco, Trevino, Facilities Planning, 2nd edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1996.
6. Richard L. Francis, Leon F. McGinnis, Jr., John A. White, Facility Layout and Location: An Analytical Approach, 2nd edition, W. J. Fabrycky and J. H. Mize (eds.), Prentice-Hall Inc., 1992.
7. Ray Wild, The Techniques of Production Management, Holt, Rinehart and Winston Ltd., 1978.
8. . D. Radford, D. B. Richardson, The Management of Production, 3rd edition, Barnes & Noble Books, 1972.
9. James M. Moore, Plant Layout and Design, The Macmillan Company, 1962.
10. G. Dieter, Engineering Design.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 5
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project 1 25
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 40
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 30
Toplam 5 100
Percentage of Semester Work 70
Percentage of Final Work 30
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 An ability to apply advanced knowledge in computational and/or manufacturing technologies to solve manufacturing engineering problems .
2 An ability to define and analyze issues related with manufacturing technologies.
3 An ability to develop a solution based approach and a model for an engineering problem and design and manage an experiment.
4 An ability to design a comprehensive manufacturing system based on creative utilization of fundamental engineering principles while fulfilling sustainability in environment and manufacturability and economic constraints.
5 An ability to chose and use modern technologies and engineering tools for manufacturing engineering applications.
6 Ability to perform scientific research and/or carry out innovative projects that are within the scope of manufacturing engineering.
7 An ability to utilize information technologies efficiently to acquire datum and analyze critically, articulate the outcome and make decision accordingly.
8 An ability to attain self-confidence and necessary organizational work skills to participate in multi-diciplinary and interdiciplinary teams as well as act individually.
9 An ability to attain efficient communication skills in Turkish and English both verbally and orally.
10 An ability to reach knowledge and to attain life-long learning and self-improvement skills, to follow recent advances in science and technology.
11 An awareness and responsibility about professional, legal, ethical and social issues in manufacturing engineering.
12 An awareness about solution focused project and risk management, enterpreneurship, innovative and sustainable development.
13 An understanding on the effects of engineering applications on health, social and legal aspects at universal and local level during decision making process.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Laboratory
Application
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project 1 50 50
Report
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 8 16
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 10 10
Total Workload 124