Undergraduate Course: Manufacturing Information Systems (MIS) 3 (MAEE09004)
|School||School of Engineering
||College||College of Science and Engineering
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 9 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||The course introduces the principles of a 'Product Lifecycle' and assesses the implications of advanced enterprise-wide information systems for the organisation of product development and beyond. By drawing on original case study materials, video resources, and industrial guest speakers, the course explores the philosophies of Product Lifecycle Management and Product Data Management and examines the interactions between information technologies, organisation and product data.
Lecture 1: Introduction and course outline
Lecture 2: Product Lifecycle and organisational structure
Lecture 3: Product Lifecycle Management philosophy, components and justification
Lecture 4: Enterprise Information Systems for Design and Manufacturing
Lecture 5: Workflow Management
Lecture 6: The role of quality management systems in PLM
Lecture 7: PLM and Knowledge Managment
Lecture 8: PLM, Product/Process Standardisation and Data Classification
Lecture 9: PLM and Product, Process and Organisational Integration
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2017/18, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 10,
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 20,
Formative Assessment Hours 1,
Summative Assessment Hours 10,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
50% technical report
|No Exam Information
| On completion of the module, students should be able to:
1. Understand/implement computer models of common engineering information types.
2. Understand the importance and be able to critcally discuss the role of management information systems for design, engineering and manufacturing.
3. Discuss and evaluate engineering data management issues across the extended enterprise.
4. Demonstrate an appreciation of the complex relationship between information systems and organisation.
Stark J, Product Lifecycle Management: 21st Century Paradigm for Product Realisation (Springer)
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||During the course the students will learn how to create a relational database.
|Keywords||Product Lifecycle Management,Enterprise Information Systems,Virtual Technologies,Organisational K
|Course organiser||Dr Frank Mill
Tel: (0131 6)50 5673
|Course secretary||Mrs Lynn Hughieson
Tel: (0131 6)50 5687