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Course Detail

Course Name Operations Management
Course Code 15MEC338
Program B. Tech. in Mechanical Engineering
Year Taught 2019


Unit 1

Process Management: Process design – Process Re-engineering – Job design. Work standards – Work measurement – Work sampling.

Facility location: Plant Location – Factors affecting Location – Globalization. Layout planning – types – Designing of Process layout and Product layout.

Unit 2

Supply Chain Management: Over view – purchasing and distribution – Measures of supply chain performance – Supply chain dynamics.

Quality engineering: TQM, Six sigma concepts – Lean manufacturing, ISO standards.

Unit 3

Forecasting: Forecasting system – Judgment methods, Time series methods.

Capacity Planning: Aggregate planning: Importance – planning process. Material Requirements Planning – Inputs, Factors, Outputs. Master Production Scheduling. Scheduling – Gantt charts.

Text Books

  • Krajewski L. J. And Ritzman L. P. – ‘Operations Management: Strategy and Analysis’ – Addison – Wesley Pearson Education Asia – 2010
  • Chase B. R. and Aquilano N. J. – ‘Production and operations management’ – McGraw Hill – 2006 – 7th Edition


  • Hopp W. J. and Spearman M. L. – ‘Factory Physics’ – McGraw Hill – 2000 – 2nd Edition
  • Buffa E. S. and Sariss R K. -‘Modern Production / Operations Management’ – John Wiley – 1994 – 8th Edition

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