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Course Name Manufacturing Planning and Control
Course Code 19MEE343
Program B. Tech. in Mechanical Engineering
Year Taught 2019


Overview of manufacturing systems and various issues of interest: Assembly Line, Repetitive batch manufacturing, Cellular manufacturing, FMS, JIT, CIM.
Preplanning: Forecasting, Economic analysis, Aggregate planning, Capacity planning, Inventory planning.
Decision making in design of manufacturing systems: Group technology, Line balancing, Plant layout. Operations planning: MRP, MRP II, Hierarchical planning systems, JIT systems, FMS.
Operation and control: Lot sizing decisions, Production scheduling, Line of balance, Quality planning and control, Cost planning and control. Simulation analysis of manufacturing systems. Case studies.

Objectives and Outcomes

Course Objectives

  • To provide an overview of various manufacturing systems
  • To familiarize with strategic, tactical and operational planning
  • To summarize quantitative methods used in plant location, and layout planning
  • To familiarize the concepts of group technology, operations planning and JIT systems
  • To impart knowledge on the concepts of operational control through scheduling, cost planning and simulation analysis

Course Outcomes

  • CO1: understand the manufacturing systems and analyze their impact on productivity
  • CO2: understand the strategic, tactical and operational planning concepts
  • CO3: select appropriate plant location and their layout methods
  • CO4: develop aggregate plans, capacity plans and inventory plans.
  • CO5: control operations through cost planning, scheduling and simulation analysis.

CO – PO Mapping

CO1 2 2 2 1 2 1 2 2
CO2 2 2 2 1 2 1 2 2 2
CO3 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 1 2 2
CO4 2 2 2 3 2 1 2 1 2 2 2
CO5 2 2 2 3 3 2 1 2 1 2 2 2 2

Textbook / References


  • Bedworth, D.D. and J.E.Bailey, Integrated Production Control, System – Management, Analysis and Design. John Wiley, 1983.
  • Elsayed E.A. and Boucher T.O., Analysis and Control of Production Systems. Prentice Hall, 1985.
  • King J.R., Production Planning and Control, Pergamon Press, Oxford, 1975.


  • Bestwick, P.F and Lockyer, K., Quantitative Production Management, Pitman Publications, 1982.
  • Hax, A.C and Candea, D., Production and Inventory Management.Prentice Hall, 1984.
  • Johnson, L.A and Momtgomery, D.C., O.R. in Production Planning, Scheduling and Inventory Control.John Wiley and Sons, 1974.
  • Korgaonkar, M.G., JIT Manufacturing, Macmillan Publication Co, 1992.

Evaluation Pattern

Assessment Internal External
Periodical 1 (P1) 15
Periodical 2 (P2) 15
*Continuous Assessment (CA) 20
End Semester 50
*CA – Can be Quizzes, Assignment, Projects, and Reports.

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