Fundamentals of Plant Layout in Industrial Engineering
Free online course on the fundamentals of plant layout, methods of plant layout and design in Industrial Engineering.Publisher: NPTEL
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This free online course on the Fundamentals of Plant Layout in Industrial Engineering will begin by introducing you to how to select the location of a plant and how to design a plant layout for an engineering organization. You will learn about the general condition that is required to locate a new plant, as well as the scope of plant location.
This course will then introduce you to the various factors that play significant roles in the selection of sites of a particular industry. After which you will learn about the different methods that can be adopted in the selection of a proper plant or site in an industrial engineering environment. You will then learn about the purpose of developing a good plant layout.
Then, this course will explain the different classes of plant layout, the different types of plant layout, the procedure of designing a product and process layout. You will learn about the importance of building designs and arrangement of facilities. Finally, you will learn about different types of buildings, along with the effect of lighting, ventilation, and climate conditions on the general well being of the workers in a plant.Start Course Now
Plant Location and Layout
Plant Location and Layout - Learning Outcomes
Selection of Site
Factors Affecting Selection of Site
Factor Rating and Point Rating Methods
Centre of Gravity Method of Site Selection
Plant Location and Layout - Lesson Summary
Types and Purpose of Plant Location and Layout
Types and Purpose of Plant Location and Layout - Learning Outcomes
Plant Layout: Purpose and Types of Layout
Plant Layout: Types of Layout
Plant Layout: Cellular and Process Layout
Plant Layout: Process Layout Design I
Plant Layout: Process Layout Design II
Plant Layout: Product Layout Design
Types and Purpose of Plant Location and Layout - Lesson Summary
Organization of Facility and Material Handling
Organization of Facility and Material Handling - Learning Outcomes
Organization of Facility
Organization of Facility & Material Handling
Organization of Facility and Material Handling - Lesson Summary
Having completed this course, you should be able to:
- Explain the concept of plant location.
- Discuss the scope of plant layout.
- Identify the different methods of site selection.
- Discuss the purpose of plant layout.
- Identify the different types of plant layout.
- Explain the procedures for designing a product and process layout.
- Discuss organization facility in industrial engineering.
- Explain the importance of material handling.
- Discuss the effect of ventilation, lighting, and climate condition on the well being of workers.
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