Productions Planning and Control
Year / Semester: 
3rd Semester

The aim of this course is to develop an understanding of concepts and application of latest techniques in planning and control in production.


Role and Importance of PPC in various manufacturing systems, Functions of PPC: Capacity Planning, Estimating, Routing, Loading, Dispatching, Expediting; Aggregate Planning, Rough cut planning, capacity planning, shop floor planning, Govt. Charts control and feedback systems,
Implementation of PPC in continuous flow system, Line Balancing, Heuristic, Intermittent, Production Systems, Job Shop Scheduling, use of Linear programming models and simulation algorithms, Flexible Manufacturing System : Group Technology, Cellular Planning; Robotics: CAD, CAM, SIM; Role of Computers in PPC.

Suggested Readings: 
  1. R.Paneer Selvam, Production and Operations Management, Prentice Hall of India, 2002.
  2. Sang M Lee and Marc J Schniederjans, Operation Management, All India Publishers and Distributors, First Indian edition 1997.
  3. Robert H. Lowson, Strategic operations Management (The new competitive advantage), Vikas Publishing House, First Indian reprint 2003.
  4. Thomas E Morton, Production and operations management, Vikas Publishing House, First Indian reprint 2003.
  5. Mahapatra P B, Computer Aided Production Management, Prentice Hall of India, 2001.
  6. Martand T Telsang, Production Management, S Chand and Company, First edition 2005.