Facilities planning 320

Module code BFB 320
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

This module introduces the principles, approaches, methods, techniques and tools to systematically determine facility requirements, determine the required space of and relationships between activities, develop and evaluate alternative plans and layouts and present the results.  Aspects such as facilities location, manufacturing and service process design, capacity planning, materials handling, personnel facilities, storage and warehousing are also addressed.  A structured facility design project forms an integral part of the course.

Module credits 8.00
NQF Level 07
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 discussion class per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Industrial and Systems Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 2

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