Graduate Course Descriptions

The following directory lists the graduate courses which the University expects to offer, although the University in no way guarantees that all such courses will be offered in any given academic year, and reserves the right to alter the list if conditions warrant. Click on the links below for a list of courses in that subject area. You may then click “View Classes” to see scheduled classes for individual courses.

5451. Optimization-based Production Management

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to graduate students only.

Grading Basis: Graded

An introduction to models and methods for production management in modern manufacturing systems. Topics include manufacturing in America and lessons from history; basic factory dynamics; production planning and scheduling; Just-In-Time and lean operations; manufacturing resource planning; capacity management; aggregate planning; supply chain management; project management; energy modeling in manufacturing; Industry 4.0 and its impacts. Most topics will be presented within a unifying optimization framework, and solved by using methods such as linear programming, branch-and-cut, and our latest decomposition and coordination approach plus formulation tightening.

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