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PSE FFM Short Course Syllabus

Day 1
  1. Theory
    • Introduction and course overview (0.5 hours)
    • Mathematical modeling of production systems (1.25 hour)

  2. Lab
    • PSE Toolbox function for math modeling (0.25 hours)
    • Math modeling of production systems of interest to course participants (0.25 hours)

  3. Theory
    • Performance analysis and system-theoretic properties (1.25 hours)

  4. Lab
    • PSE Toolbox function for performance analysis (0.5 hours)
    • Performance and “ what if” analyses of production systems of interest to course participants (0.5 hours)

  5. Theory
    • Bottleneck identification and elimination (1 hour)

  6. Lab
    • PSE Toolbox function for bottleneck identification and elimination (0.5 hours)
    • Bottleneck identification in production systems of interest to course participants (0.5 hours)
    • Project discussion and preparation (0.5 hours)
Day 2
  1. Theory
    • Lean buffering design (0.75 hour)

  2. Lab
    • PSE Toolbox function for lean buffering design (0.25 hours)
    • Lean buffering design for production systems of interest to course participants (0.5 hours)

  3. Theory
    • Closed lines (0.5 hour)

  4. Lab
    • PSE Toolbox function for closed lines (0.25 hours)
    • Closed lines of interest to course participants (0.25 hours)

  5. Theory
    • Product quality (0.5 hours)

  6. Lab
    • PSE Toolbox function for product quality and analysis of product quality in production lines of interest to course participants (0.25 hours)

  7. Theory
    • Summary of main facts of Production Systems Engineering (0.5 hour)

  8. Lab
    • Project: Design of continuous improvement projects for in production lines of interest to course participants (2 hours)

  9. Wrap-up (0.25 hours)