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OPMT 1293 - Computerized Facility Planning

Operations Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

Introduces the principles and practices of computerized facility planning techniques. The programs include: Automated Layout Design Program (ALDEP), Computerized Relationship Layout Planning (CORELAP), Computerized Relative Allocation of Facility Techniques (CRAFT), Computerized Facilities and Design (COFAD), and Plant Layout Evaluation Technique (PLANET).



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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Know the categories of computer programs used for facility layout.
  • Understand the advantages and disadvantages of computerized layout.
  • Explain the theory of operation of computerized layout techniques.
  • Know the input and output requirements for the construction and improvement algorithms used with computerized techniques.

Effective as of Winter 2013


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