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Manufacturing Systems Management

NPTEL and Indian Institute of Technology Madras via YouTube


Instructor: Prof. G. Srinivasan, Department of Management Studies, IIT Madras.

This course introduces the viewer to the concepts of Manufacturing Systems Management. The course primarily addresses Cellular Manufacturing, JIT systems, Synchronous manufacturing and Flexible manufacturing. Topics such as cell formation, cell scheduling, JIT systems, TOC principles, Loading and scheduling in Flexible manufacturing are addressed.


Mod-01 Lec-01 Introduction to Manufacturing Systems Management.
Mod-01 Lec-02 Different types of Manufacturing Systems.
Mod-01 Lec-03 Introduction to Cellular Manufacturing.
Mod-01 Lec-04 Cellular Manufacturing Applications, Production Flow Analysis.
Mod-01 Lec-05 Production Flow Analysis.
Mod-01 Lec-06 Cellular Manufacturing -- Unidirectional flow, Capacity Planning, Layout.
Mod-01 Lec-07 Exercise on Production Flow Analysis.
Mod-01 Lec-08 Rank Order Clustering, Similarity Coefficient based algorithm.
Mod-01 Lec-09 Similarity Coefficient based clustering algorithm.
Mod-01 Lec-10 Hierarchical and Non hierarchical clustering algorithms.
Mod-01 Lec-11 Optimization based algorithms.
Mod-01 Lec-12 Optimization based algorithms, Assignment based algorithm.
Mod-01 Lec-13 Assignment model, Algorithm considering sequence of visit of machines.
Mod-01 Lec-14 Algorithm considering sequence of visit of machines.
Mod-01 Lec-15 Algorithm considering cell load data, alternate process plans.
Mod-01 Lec-16 Reducing Intercell moves.
Mod-01 Lec-17 Part subcontracting, Incremental cell formation.
Mod-01 Lec-18 Product based cells.
Mod-01 Lec-19 Branching algorithm for product based cells, Operator and task assignment.
Mod-01 Lec-20 Operator and task assignment.
Mod-01 Lec-21 Operator and task assignment continued.
Mod-01 Lec-22 Static and dynamic Operator allocation, Multiple products and incremental cells.
Mod-01 Lec-23 Cell scheduling and sequencing.
Mod-01 Lec-24 Cell scheduling and sequencing continued.
Mod-01 Lec-25 Single piece transportation.
Mod-01 Lec-26 Cell Layout, Introduction to Just-in-time manufacturing.
Mod-01 Lec-27 Cell control and JIT.
Mod-01 Lec-28 Basic elements of JIT, Kanban systems.
Mod-01 Lec-29 Role of basic elements, Critical success factor.
Mod-01 Lec-30 Models in JIT.
Mod-01 Lec-31 Models in JIT continued.
Mod-01 Lec-32 CONWIP, Introduction to synchronous manufacturing.
Mod-01 Lec-33 Theory of constraints, Product mix problem.
Mod-01 Lec-34 Statistical Fluctuations, Random events, principles of SM.
Mod-01 Lec-35 Scheduling in SM.
Mod-01 Lec-36 Drum Buffer Rope system.
Mod-01 Lec-37 Flexible Manufacturing System, Part selection problem.
Mod-01 Lec-38 FMS Loading problem.
Mod-01 Lec-39 FMS Loading, multiple batches and changeover times.
Mod-01 Lec-40 FMS Loading and scheduling, Summary of the course contents.

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