Module Catalogue

MEC3106 : Production, Quality and Innovation

  • Offered for Year: 2018/19
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Steven Tay
  • Lecturer: Dr Eugene Wong
  • Owning School: Engineering
  • Teaching Location: Singapore
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 15
ECTS Credits: 8.0

Aims

To develop an understanding of theory and the applications of: manufacturing systems; project management; the supply chain, and quality. The wider role that engineers play in the global economy will be introduced, encompassing intellectual property and sustainable development through innovation.

Outline Of Syllabus

1. Design and operation of manufacturing systems (DOMS), batch production, mass production, production planning control.
2. Supply chain management, logistics, strategic sourcing, economic order quantity (EOQ) modelling.
3. Quality: group technology, cellular manufacturing, lean manufacturing, six-sigma.
4. Innovation: sustainability, engineering in the context of the global economy, intellectual property.
5. Project management: defining deliverables, scheduling, the critical path method (CPM).
6. Communication: delivering technical information to a lay audience, interpersonal cohesion, professional conduct.

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Reading Lists

Timetable