Planning and control of production

Holders: Assist. Prof. Berlec Tomaž, Assoc. Prof. Kušar Janez

Subject description

Prerequisites:

basic knowledge of product design and technological procedures

Course enrolment requirements:

Completed first level studies in mechanical engineering or natural sciences or other fields with knowledge of fundamentals in the field of this course.

Course contents

Lectures:

  • Definition of production planning and control system.
  • Support methods for production planning and control.
  • Functions of production planning and control system.
  • The methods of presentation of manufacturing and service processes
  • Lead time of operations and orders.
  • Production planning:
  • Production structure and bill of material
  • Technological routings
  • Planning of production program.
  • Material requirements planning.
  • Manufacturing resources planning.
  • Time Scheduling.
  • Production control.
  • Production order release.
  • Monitoring and control.
  • Business Information System Of A Company And Production Planning And Control

Tutorial (exercises):

  • Time study methods
  • Production program planning (linear programming)
  • Annual rough material planning, capacity planning and planning of optimal quantity
  • Production structure and bill of material
  • Technology and production processes
  • Deterministic and stochastic material requirements planning
  • Manufacturing resources planning
  • Scheduling (priority rules, Johnson algorithm)

Course objectives and competences:

Within the course students acquire the advanced knowledge and skills that are required to carry out the production planning and control and to select the most suitable business system for production planning and control.

Competences:

The ability to use the most suitable manufacturing and service planning and control systems, depending on the structure of the production program.

Intended course learning outcomes:

Knowledge and understanding

The students know and understand the basic types, characteristics, tasks and procedures in scope of manufacturing and service planning and control.

Usage

The students will use the assimilated knowledge to select the most appropriate manufacturing and service planning and control method according to the type and mode of production program realization.

Reflection

The theoretical knowledge assimilated and the experience gained working on the case studies of manufacturing and service planning and control will be useful for different practical purposes of successful manufacturing and service planning and control.

Transferrable skills – related to more than one course

The ability to use domestic and foreign literature and other sources to collect data, the use of different didactic aids for computer-aided manufacturing and service planning and control, reflection on the literature read.

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