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Lean Manufacturing & Robotics for Flexible Systems
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Lean Manufacturing & Robotics for Flexible Systems

Taught in English


Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Mustafa Bayulgen

Instructor: Mustafa Bayulgen

Beginner level

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6 hours to complete
3 weeks at 2 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

What you'll learn

  • The fundamental principles of Flexible Manufacturing Systems (FMS) and Lean Manufacturing.

  • The integration of Lean tools in FMS for enhancing efficiency and continuous improvement.

  • The impact of robotics and automation on adaptability and precision in manufacturing.

  • The knowledge gained to develop strategies for optimizing manufacturing processes.

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There are 4 modules in this course

Module 1 provides a comprehensive introduction to Flexible Manufacturing Systems (FMS), covering the core concepts, components, types, and applications of FMS in modern manufacturing. Through a series of video lectures and suggested readings, learners gain insights into the importance of flexibility in manufacturing, types of FMS, and real-world applications across various industries.

What's included

10 videos4 readings1 assignment2 discussion prompts

Module 2 introduces learners to the foundational concepts of Lean Manufacturing, focusing on its principles, tools, techniques, and implementation strategies.

What's included

9 videos3 readings1 assignment2 discussion prompts

Module 3 delves into the process of integrating Flexible Manufacturing Systems (FMS) with Lean principles. Participants will explore the significance, challenges, and benefits of combining these methodologies, along with strategies for effective implementation.

What's included

10 videos3 readings1 assignment2 discussion prompts

Real-world Applications and Future Trends explores the practical implementation of Lean principles alongside Flexible Manufacturing Systems (FMS) and delves into emerging technologies shaping the future of manufacturing.

What's included

11 videos3 readings1 assignment2 discussion prompts


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