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code IM525E
credit_hours 3
title Industrial Material Handling Systems
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prequisites IM426
credit hours 3
Describtion/Outcomes Provides a broad understanding of materials handling engineering from a system design and application engineering point of view. Instruction in the engineering principles, design criteria, operating parameters, performance requirements, equipment resources, and applications of engineering practices involved in the planning, design, and operation of materials handling systems for manufacturing, physical distribution, and government operations. A materials handling system design project is a required part of the course.
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objectives Upon completion of this course the student will be able to: Identify the different classifications and the basic concepts of material handling systems. Identify the different variations of these systems within each category. Analyse the performance of each of these types. Select the most appropriate material handling system for a given situation.
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ref. books Edward H. Frazelle, “World-Class Warehousing and Material Handling”, McGraw-Hill
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1 Introduction to Material Handling Classifications and Concepts Pallets, Containers, and Packaging ? Introduction Conveyors ? Introduction Conveyors ? Analysis Vehicles (AGVs, Forklifts, and Hand Trucks) ? Introduction Vehicle systems ? Analysis Overhead Systems (Cranes And Hoists) ? Introduction Storage Equipment ? Introduction Storage Equipment ? Analysis Warehouse Operations ? Introduction Warehouse Management ? Data Analysis Warehouse Management ? Storage Warehouse Management ? Order Picking Robots and Automation Automatic Identification Final Exam.
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