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FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

SMU 3852 FACILITIES PLANNING

Lecturer Affandi M. Zainal Room : C23-324 Tel : 07 – 553 4644 / 016 – 722 4500 E mail : affandi@utm.my

UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MALAYSIA

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COURSE OBJECTIVES







Effeciency and effectiveness of an industrial organization is dependent on the design of the facilities offered in such an organization. Facilities d i i l d F iliti design includes, among other things, th thi selection of facilities location, facilities layout design, storage and handling of material, etc This course presents several approaches to analyse selection of facilities location, to design facilities layout, and to design material handling system.

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LEARNING OUTCOME Able to do qualitative and quantitative analysis in selecting a facilities location Able to collect and use data from an industrial organization for the purpose of designing and/or improving facilities design Able to explain and use computerized layout design methodology Able to differentiate between various categories of material handling systems and equipment Able to explain how to manage a warehouse or storage area in term of layout design, warehouse operations methods, and movement of materials Able to plan and design facilities of industrial supportive activities 3 Able to exercise relevant generic skills

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COURSE OUTLINE Topics Introduction • Location Selection • Layout Design • Computerized Layout Design • Material Handling • Design of Warehousing • Design of Industrial Supportive Activities •

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COURSE OUTLINE Evaluation Test 1 • Test 2 • Project • Final •

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REFERENCES
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J. A. Tompkins et. al., “Facilities Planning, 4th edition, John Wiley and Sons, 2004 M. P. Groover, “Automation, Production System and Computer Integrated Manufacturing”, Prentice Hall, New Jersey, 1994. Heizer, J., and Render, B.,”Operations Management”, Pearson Education Inc, New Jersey 2004 Inc Jersey, D. R. Sule, “Manufacturing Facilities: Location, Planning and Design”, PWS-Kent Pub. Co. Boston, 1998 F. E. Meyers and M. P. Stephens, “Manufacturing Facilities Design and Material Handling”, 2nd edition, Prentice Hall, New Jersey, 20000 J. T. Black, “The Design of the Factory with a Future”, McGrawHill Inc., 1991. R. W. James, and P. A. Alcorn, “A Guide to Facilites Planning”, Prentice Hall, New Jersey, 1991. 6

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EXPECTATION Academic Honesty – DO YOUR OWN WORKS Critical thinking and analysis Disciplined DON’T BE ABSENT Absenteeism will be reported and dealt with according to UTM regulations DON’T BE LATE Habitual latecomers will be also be dealt accordingly Don’t procrastinate – late submission of assignment won’t be accepted 7

INTRODUCTION

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INTRODUCTION –

•Facilities planning is wide in scope •Includes multidisciplines (both engineering and non engineering) – electrical, industrial, civil, mechanical, g architectures, management, etc •Nonetheless, in this course, facilities planning is viewed from industrial engineering (operations management perspectives)

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INTRODUCTION –



Two important components of facilities planning 1. Selection of location 2. Design of facilities

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INTRODUCTION –



Location of a facility refers to its placement with respect to customers, suppliers, and other facilities with which it interfaces. g y y The design of facilities consists of the facility systems, the layout, and the handling systems • • • Facility system – lighting / electrical / communication system, life safety system, sanitation system etc Layout – layout of equipment, machinery, furnishing etc Handling system – materials, personnel, information and equipment handling system to support production



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INTRODUCTION – IMPACTS OF FACILITIES PLANNING

Facilities planning can have far reaching impacts • • • • • What impact does facilities planning have on handling and maintenance costs ? on employee morale, safety and...
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