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Plant Location and Organization of Facility in Industrial Engineering

Learn how to apply the tools and techniques of plant location and organization of facilities in this free online course.

Engineering
Free Course
Plant Location and Organization of Facility in Industrial Engineering is a free online course that offers an in-depth understanding of techniques, functions, and applications for plant location and organization of facilities. Learn about different facilities, along with how it is significantly affected by the types of plant building designs. Register for this course today and take improve your knowledge of engineering techniques.
  • Duration

    4-5 Hours
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Mobile Friendly

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL
  • Accreditation

    CPD

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

Plant Location and Organization of Facility in Industrial Engineering is a free online course that teaches the fundamental theories and plant layout, as well as the organization of facilities in industrial engineering. This course will introduce you to the functions, tools, techniques, and applications of different facilities and the things needed to be arranged in a plant. You will also learn about the types of plant layouts from the combination, fixed, and cellular layouts, as well as the different layers and levels in an organization. You will learn about plant location, layout, factors that should be considered in choosing a particular plant location, as well as how locations can be selected so that the enterprise will be in a position to offer products to its customers.

You will discuss the importance of selecting plant location, site layout, as well as the organization of facilities in principles of industrial engineering. You will also analyze the cellular technology based layout and how the facilities or machines are arranged in the case of the process layout so that the objective of cost minimization can be realized through the reduction of movement needed in the course of the production of goods and services. Lastly, you will be introduced to requirements and needs fulfilled by material handling and its objectives, and the material handling system and how it is designed will also be introduced in this course.

This course will also introduce you to the importance of the factor rating method for the selection of the site, and features of the breakeven analysis method in industrial engineering, as well as how the load distance method can be utilized in a site selection process. The course explains how to select a suitable site or location where a plant can be developed. This free online course will be of significant interest to students, researchers, manufacturers, and anyone with an interest in industrial engineering requirements. So, register for this course today and enhance your understanding of Plant location and organization of facility in industrial engineering principles.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:



  • Explain the process of selecting a plant location in engineering.



  • List the factors to be considered in choosing a particular plant location.



  • Analyze the required methods of site selection in industrial engineering.



  • Describe how to modify and improve the existing plant layout.



  • Discuss the different types of layout.


  • Identify the minimum time of production in plant layout.
  • Describe how to modify and improve the existing plant layout.
  • Discuss the different types of layout.
  • Identify the minimum time of production in plant layout.
  • Explain how product layout is used for the mass production purposes 

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