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Module Code: MFE207TC
Module Title: Intelligent Manufacturing System Planning and Design (Haier)
Module Level: Level 2
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2021/22
Semester: SEM2
Originating Department: School of Intelligent Manufacturing Ecosystem
Pre-requisites: N/A
This course introduces the development trend of global manufacturing industry and the smart manufacturing strategy proposed by countries under this trend, and provides students with the basic concepts and basic knowledge of smart manufacturing. It enables students to master the methods and practical skills of smart factory blueprint planning through classroom learning, case analysis, practical training and benchmarking. Fully understand the innovation and transformation of business models brought by cutting-edge technologies for the future manufacturing industry.
Learning outcomes 
A. Understand the global manufacturing trends and different national smart manufacturing development strategies.

B .Mastering the basics of operational technology including product design, lean manufacturing, and industrial automation technology.

C. Master the role of information technology including product design (CAX), resource planning (ERP), production execution (MES) and the application of (Digital twin) technology.

D. Understand the cutting-edge technologies such as fieldbus, OPC-UA, CPS (Cyber-Physical Systems), Time Sensitive Networking (TSN), and multi-network communication technologies which applied on manufacturing field.

E. Master the smart factory maturity assessment model, factory layout planning, and information planning method.

F. Understand the business model innovation opportunities brought by smart manufacturing through typical cases.
Method of teaching and learning 
1. Theoretical study

2. Benchmark analysis

3. Compound cases

4. Practical training

5. Famous factories visit
1. Global manufacturing trends

1.1 China's high-quality development strategy (formerly China Manufacturing 2025 Strategy)

1.2 European, Japanese and American National Intelligent Manufacturing Strategy (USA: Re-industrialization, Germany: Industry 4.0, Japan: New Robot Strategy)

1.3 Basic concept of intelligent manufacturing

1.4 The status quo of intelligent manufacturing development

2. Basic knowledge of operational technology

2.1 Product design (standardization, modularization, industrial design)

2. 2 Lean management (supply chain management, lean logistics, total quality management, continuous improvement)

2. 3 Industrial automation technology (industrial robots, automation integration, expandable automation, human-machine collaboration robots)

3 Basic knowledge of information technology

3.1 Information system and information management

3.2 Introduction to CAD, CAP and CAM (Product Design System), ERP (Enterprise Resource Management), PDM (Product Data Management), PLM (product lifecycle management), and MES (Manufacturing Executive System), etc.

3.3 Digital twin

4 Key technology of next generation

4.1 Field bus


4.2 TSN (Time Sensitive Networking)

4.3 CPS (Cyber-Physical System)

5. The smart factory top level planning method

5.1 Intelligent Manufacturing Maturity Level Assessment Model

5.2 Intelligent factory business structure (factory core indicators: high efficiency under high precision; interconnected factories need to meet the needs of users, connect the full parameters of the factory man-machine method, and the whole process of product design, R&D, procurement, logistics, service; be digital, flexible, intelligent)

5.3 Smart factory upgrade path (planning old factory upgrade roadmap, calculating input-output ratio, investment plan and project plan through maturity assessment and target setting)

5.4 New smart factory planning method (global site selection, park planning, plant layout, product planning, automated production equipment planning, network planning, IT planning, intelligent analysis and decision making)

6. Enterprise Intelligence Manufacturing Case Analysis

6.1 Typical cases analysis of rebuilding business model

6.2 Typical cases analysis of remodeling business process

7 Practical training

7.1 Factory layout design

7.2 Product modular design

7.3 Cell line design and programming

7.4 Capacity planning and production scheduling

7.5 Material procurement and production synergy

7.6 Information System & Industrial Software Integration
Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 56    24  26  16    150 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Assignment 30.00
2 Midterm Exam 30.00
3 Lab 40.00

Module Catalogue generated from SITS CUT-OFF: 9/19/2020 11:41:24 PM