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University of Tennessee, Knoxville    
 
    
 
  Feb 24, 2018
 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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IE 401 - Facilities Planning and Material Handling

3 Credit Hours
Fundamental concepts, theory and procedures for the study of facilities design and location; physical layout; material flow principles; and material handling. Product design, process planning and schedule design are integrated through the development of analytical procedures and use of layout planning software to enhance the decision-making process in the design, rationalization and improvement of factory and office layouts. The knowledge learned in this course is integrated with knowledge from selected related courses to develop a laboratory design project by students working in teams.

Contact Hour Distribution: Two lecture and two lab.
(RE) Prerequisite(s): 202.
(RE) Corequisite(s): 405.



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