Methods Engineering and Work Measurement

 

Description

This course aims to teach basic concepts and techniques to analyze and optimize the shop floor in production organizations. The course provides an introduction to the field work study, which encompasses methods engineering and work measurement. In line with the recent advances in the field, particular attention is paid to the human factor.

Contents

•  Methods engineering:
•  •  Basic procedure
•  •  Introduction Lean manufacturing
•  •  Kipling questions
•  •  Analysis of processes: flow process chart, string diagram, flow diagram, …
•  •  Line balancing
•  •  Set-up time reduction (SMED)
•  •  Worker and machine relationships
•  •  Overall equipment effectiveness (OEE)
•  Ergonomic work design
•  •  Manual work design
•  •  Workplace, equipment, and tool design
•  •  Work environment design
•  •  Design of cognitive work
•  Work measurement:
•  •  Direct time study
•  •  •  Basic procedure
•  •  •  Pace rating
•  •  •  Allowances
•  •  Work sampling
•  •  Predetermined time systems
•  •  Standard data banks
•  •  Learning curves