FACULTY OF ENGINEERING

Department of Industrial Engineering

IE 314 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Facility Layout and Materials Handling
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
IE 314
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
5

Prerequisites
  IE 222 To succeed (To get a grade of at least DD)
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course Lecture / Presentation
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The course aims to provide basic knowledge of the procedures required for developing the layout of a facility in manufacturing and service sectors.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will be able to do layout optimization of machines and tools in a new facility establishment
  • Will be able to improve the layout of an existing facility
  • Will be able to define the optimum location of a new facility
  • Will be able to use softwares for facility layout optimization
  • Will be able to group machines using group technology techniques
Course Description The course covers the methods applied for a new facility design or for an existing facility to redesign so that new processes can be integrated or the flow within the facility can be improved. Location models and computerized layout methods will also be covered.

 



Course Category

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

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Course Layout and Introduction to facilities design Textbook, Chapter 1
2 Product, process and schedule design I Textbook, Chapter 2
3 Product, process and schedule design II Textbook, Chapter 2
4 Product, process and schedule design III Textbook, Chapter 2
5 Flow, space and activity relationships I Textbook, Chapter 3
6 Flow, space and activity Relationships II Textbook, Chapter 3
7 Material handling Textbook, Chapter 5
8 Midterm -
9 Layout design I Textbook, Chapter 6
10 Layout design II Textbook, Chapter 6
11 Layout design III Textbook, Chapter 6
12 Layout design IV Textbook, Chapter 6
13 Facility location I Textbook, Chapter 10
14 Facility location II Textbook, Chapter 10
15 Special layout models Textbook, Chapters 7, 10
16 Final Review

 

Course Notes/Textbooks

Tompkins, J. A., White, J. A., Bozer, Y. A., & Tanchoco, J. M. A. (2010). Facilities planning. 4th Ed., John Wiley & Sons. ISBN: 978-0470444047

Suggested Readings/Materials

Lecture slides

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
5
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
25
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
30
Final Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
3
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: '.16.' x total hours)
16
0
Study Hours Out of Class
14
3
42
Field Work
0
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
20
20
Portfolio
0
Homework / Assignments
0
Presentation / Jury
0
Project
0
Seminar / Workshop
0
Oral Exam
0
Midterms
1
18
18
Final Exam
1
22
22
    Total
150

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To have adequate knowledge in Mathematics, Science and Industrial Engineering; to be able to use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve Industrial Engineering problems.

X
2

To be able to identify, formulate and solve complex Industrial Engineering problems by using state-of-the-art methods, techniques and equipment; to be able to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose.

X
3

To be able to analyze a complex system, process, device or product, and to design with realistic limitations to meet the requirements using modern design techniques.

X
4

To be able to choose and use the required modern techniques and tools for Industrial Engineering applications; to be able to use information technologies efficiently.

X
5

To be able to design and do simulation and/or experiment, collect and analyze data and interpret the results for investigating Industrial Engineering problems and Industrial Engineering related research areas.

6

To be able to work efficiently in Industrial Engineering disciplinary and multidisciplinary teams; to be able to work individually.

7

To be able to communicate effectively in Turkish, both orally and in writing; to be able to author and comprehend written reports, to be able to prepare design and implementation reports, to present effectively; to be able to give and receive clear and comprehensible instructions

8

To have knowledge about contemporary issues and the global and societal effects of Industrial Engineering practices on health, environment, and safety; to be aware of the legal consequences of Industrial Engineering solutions.

9

To be aware of professional and ethical responsibility; to have knowledge of the standards used in Industrial Engineering practice.

10

To have knowledge about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; to be aware of entrepreneurship and innovation; to have knowledge about sustainable development.

11

To be able to collect data in the area of Industrial Engineering; to be able to communicate with colleagues in a foreign language.

12

To be able to speak a second foreign at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To recognize the need for lifelong learning; to be able to access information, to be able to stay current with developments in science and technology; to be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to Industrial Engineering.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

 


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