Academic Catalog

ME471 PRODUCTION PLANT DESIGN

Course Code: 5690471
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. BLGN KAFTANOLU
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Fundamentals and design of production systems. Group technology, FMS and CIM. Market survey and plant location analysis. Types of plant layout. Process analysis. Quantity and quality planning and controlling for production. Machine selection. Materials handling. Storages. Safety rules and regulations. Computer applications. Evaluation of design alternatives. A complete design of a production plant as a guided term paper.