Design and Organization of Production Systems

Course Information
TitleΟΡΓΑΝΩΣΗ ΚΑΙ ΔΙΟΙΚΗΣΗ ΕΡΓΟΣΤΑΣΙΩΝ / Design and Organization of Production Systems
SchoolElectrical and Computer Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorEfthymios Katsoras
Course ID20002086

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction. Location Planning: Factors affecting facility location, a scoring rule for location decision making, mathematical models for facility location planning. Capacity Planning: capacity measuring, strategy, planning and evaluation methods, equipment requirements planning, work force planning. Process Selection: projects processes, job-shop processes, batch processes, line processes, continuous flow processes. Process Design and Facility Layout: designing product layouts, functional layouts, cellular processes. Materials Handling Planning: deterministic and stochastic materials handling systems. Design of Work Systems: job design, methods analysis and improvement, work study and measurement, learning and experience curves. Organizational Design: simple organization, functional organization, divisional organization, matrix organization, horizontal, vertical and spatial differentiation, centralization, coordination and control. Business Plan: concepts and development.
production management, capacity planning, business plan, process planning and layout.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Laboratory Work
Written assigments
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Ψωϊνός Δ.Π., Οργάνωση και Διοίκηση Εργοστασίων, Πρώτος Τόμος «Σκοπιμότητα Δημιουργία και Σχεδίαση», εκδόσεις Ζήτη, 2008. Παππής Κ., Διοίκηση Παραγωγής Σχεδιασμός Παραγωγικών Συστημάτων, εκδόσεις Αθ. Σταμούλης, 2001.
Additional bibliography for study
Γεωργιάδης Π., “Οργάνωση και Διοίκηση Εργοστασίων, Σημειώσεις από πανεπιστημιακές παραδόσεις”, ηλεκτρονική έκδοση, 2004.
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