Publication Date

1-1-1990

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

First Advisor

Galvin, Thomas M.

Degree Name

B.S. (Bachelor of Science)

Department

Department of Operations Management and Information Systems

Abstract

The purpose of this project is to apply the concepts and techniques of capacity planning. The specific technique used is known as Capacity Requirements Planning. To avoid complication, this program is designed to be only part of a more complex manufacturing information system. Capacity planning aims to plot the required resources to produce a certain amount of product against the resources available. This is accomplished by calculating, in hours, the the required time to produce a product and the available machine time. The major inputs used to accomplish this task are the part routings, work center files, and the part requirements per period. The outputs are detailed comparisons of required hours and available hours at each work center for each time period.

Extent

3 pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

Rights Statement

In Copyright

Rights Statement 2

NIU theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from Huskie Commons for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without the written permission of the authors.

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Text

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