ORI 374 ORI 374. Production and Inventory Management. 3 Hours.
Introduction to production and inventory models; basic factory dynamics; analysis of variability; push-and-pull production control; sequencing and dispatching. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Mechanical Engineering 375K, Operations Research and Industrial Engineering 372, 374. Prerequisite: For engineering majors, Mechanical Engineering 318M or the equivalent with a grade of at least C, Mechanical Engineering 335 or the equivalent; for non-engineering majors, upper-division standing and written consent of instructor.