Course 3: Introduction to Virtual Manufacturing in PLM Environments

Course 3 starts April 14, 2014. Click here to Register!

Course 3 Description:

The goal of this course is for students to understand the methodologies and application of virtual manufacturing in functional PLM environments. This course will allow students to validate the build phase of a products lifecycle through the use of virtual manufacturing simulation process methodologies and applications. The course will emphasize PLM as a strategic business initiative and will introduce students to virtual manufacturing simulation in a relational design PLM environment.

Course 3 Objectives:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of virtual manufacturing concepts, particularly the preparation of data from design to support manufacturing processes.
  • Demonstrate literacy in the application of virtual manufacturing tools to support product development processes.

Course 3 Topics Include:

  • Introduction to Virtual Manufacturing
  • Process Planning
  • E-BOM, M-BOM, X-BOM
  • Assembly Planning
  • Relational Design for Manufacturability
  • JIT and Lean Manufacturing
  • Change Management and Work Instructions
  • Human Factors in Virtual Manufacturing
  • Basic Root Cause Analysis

The next Course 3 starts April 14, 2014. Click here to register!