Module Catalogues

Intelligent Manufacturing System Planning and Design (Haier)

Module Title Intelligent Manufacturing System Planning and Design (Haier)
Module Level Level 2
Module Credits 5.00
Academic Year 2021/22
Semester SEM2

Aims and Fit of Module

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