Detailed Syllabi for the M.Tech.

Programme in



Core Courses: First Semester


T P C 1 0 3

Module 1 (11 hours) Introduction: Theory of Simplex Method, Duality Theory, Duality theorems, Dual simplex method, Revised simplex method, Bounded variables algorithm, Sensitivity analysis, Parametric programming. Module 2 (8 hours) Integer Programming: Cutting plane method, Branch and bound method. Network Models and Solutions: Shortest Route problems, Minimal spanning tree problems, Maximal flow problems. Complexity of algorithms: Complexity of algorithms for combinatorial optimization problems. Module 3 (10 hours) Non-linear Programming Problems: General non-linear programming problems; convex, quasi-convex, concave and unimodal functions, Theory of unconstrained optimization-Necessary and sufficient conditions for extrema, Theory of constrained optimization-Lagrange multipliers and Lagrangian optimization, Inequality constraints, Kuhn-Tucker conditions. Module 4 (10 hours) Algorithms for Unconstrained Optimization: Fibonacci search method, Golden section search method, Hooke and Jeeve’s method, Newton-Raphson method, Cauchy's (Steepest descent) method. Algorithms for Constrained Optimization: Penalty function methods, Quadratic programming, Separable convex programming. References: 1. Hillier, F.S. and Liberman, G.J., Introduction to Operations Research, McGraw-Hill International edition, 2001. 2. Rao, S.S. Optimization: Theory and Applications, Second edition, Wiley eastern, 1994. 3. Ravindran, A., Philips, D.T., and Solberg, J.J., Operations Research: Principles and Practice, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, 1987. 4. Taha, H.A., Operations Research: An Introduction, Sixth Edition, Prentice-Hall of India, New Delhi, 1999. 5. Beighler, C., Philips, D., and Wild, D., Foundations of Optimization, Second Edition, Prentice-Hall, New Jersey, 1979. 6. Deb, K., Optimization in Engineering Design, Prentice-Hall of India, New Delhi, 1994. 7. Papadimitriou, C.H., and Steghtz, K., Combinatorial Optimization:Algorithms and Complexity, Prentice-Hall, New Jersey, 1982. 8. Simmons, D.M., Ravindran, A., Non-linear Programming for Operations Research, Prentice-Hall, New Jersey, 1975. 9. Reklatis, G.V., Ravindran, A., and Ragsdell, K.M., Engineering Optimization: Methods and applications, Wiley Interscience, New York, 1983. * L: Lecture; T: Tutorial; P: Practical; C: Credits 2


3 Module 1 (10 hours) Introduction to Supply Chain Management (SCM): Concept of Logistics Management, Concept of supply management and SCM, Core competency, Value chain, Elements of supply chain efficiency, Flow in supply chains, Key issues in supply chain management, Decision phases in supply chain, Supply chain integration, Process view of a supply chain, Competitive Strategy and supply chain strategies, Uncertainties in supply chain, Supply chain drivers. Module 2 (9 hours) Sourcing and Procurement: Outsourcing benefit, Importance of suppliers, Evaluating a potential supplier, Supply contracts, Competitive bidding and Negotiation, E-procurement Purchasing: Objectives, Relations with other departments, Centralised and Decentralised purchasing, Purchasing procedure, Types of orders, Tender buying, Purchasing department records, Computer based systems/EDI. Stores Management: Functions, Storage methods, Receiving, Inspection, Issues, Inventory Valuation. Module 3 (10 hours) Introduction to Inventory Management: Selective Control Techniques, MUSIC-3D systems, Various costs. Independent Demand Systems: Deterministic Models, Quantity Discounts - all units, incremental price; Sensitivity, Make-or-buy decisions. Multi-item Joint Replenishment: Economic Production Quantity for multiple items. Inventory System Constraints: Exchange Curve (Optimal Policy Curve), Working Capital restrictions, Storage Space restrictions. Module 4 (10 hours) Independent Demand Systems (Probabilistic Models): Single order Quantities: Payoff Matrix, Expected Value Criterion, Lost sales case, Mathematical formulation of discrete and continuous cases. Dynamic Order Quantities: Q- system, P- system, Mathematical modelling under known stock out costs and service levels, Managing inventory in supply chain: Bullwhip effect, Information and supply chain trade-offs References: 1. Chopra, S., and Meindl, P., Supply chain Management: Strategy, Planning and Operations. Second Edition, Pearson Education (Singapore) Pte. Ltd, 2004. 2. Simchi-Levi, D., Kaminsky, P., and Simchi-Levi, E., Designing & Managing the Supply Chain: Concepts, Strategies & Case studies. Second Edition, Tata McGraw-Hill Edition, 2003. 3. Doebler, D.W. and Burt, D.N., Purchsing and Supply Chain Management: Text and Cases, McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Limited, New Delhi, 1996. 3

T P C 1 0 3

4. Tersine, R.J., Principles of Inventory and Materials Management, 4th edition, PrenticeHall Inc., New Jersey, 1994. 5. Christopher, M., Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Pitman Publishing Company, London, 1993. 5. Narasimhan, S.L., McLeavey, D.W. and Billington, P.J., Production Planning and Inventory Control, 2nd edition, Prentice-Hall India, New Delhi, 1995. 6. Starr, M.K. and Miller, D.W., Inventory Control : Theory and Practice, Prentice-Hall India, New Delhi, 1986. 7. Raghuram, G. and Rangaraj, N., Logistics and Supply Chain Management: Cases and Concepts, Macmillan India Limited, New Delhi, 2000.


2002. process costing – variable and absorption costing – standard costing. 3. Tata McGraw Hill. 2002. Khan and Jain “Management and Cost Accounting” 2/ Ravi M Kishore “Cost and Management Accounting” Taxman Publishers Delhi 2001. Tata McGraw Hill. 5 .MEA603 COST MANAGEMENT L 3 T P C 1 0 3 Module 1 (10 Hours) Cost Management Concepts: Concepts of cost – cost management and value chain – cost behavior and CVP relationships – cost functions – methods of measuring cost functions – Applications.Production decisions – pricing and product planning – Applications. Activity Based Management. Pearson Education. Horngreen “ Cost Accounting – A Managerial emphasis” 11/e Pearson Education. 2. Asia. 2003. variance analysis. Horngreen “Introduction to management Accounting” 11/e. Module 2 (12 Hours) Product Costing Systems: Concepts – Job costing. 4. Tata McGraw Hill Delhi 2001. Module 3 (8 Hours) Activity Based Cost Management System: ABC system. 6. Delhi 2002. Hilton et. activity cost drivers. Module 4 (9 Hours) Cost Management and Decision Making. “Cost Management – strategies for business decisions” 2/e. Kaizen costing. 5. Asia. Hilton “Managerial Accounting”. 5/e. References: 1.

Implementation and Control. W. Commercialization. Concept development and Testing.J. S. Prentice-Hall of India. Marketing Environment. Ramaswamy. Marketing functions. 2001. Module 2: (10 hours) Market Segmentation and Market Targeting: Segmentation Procedure. Applications and Case Studies. RBSA Publishers. B.S. Pricing Strategies: Meaning of pricing. M. Marketing Management . Advertising Management: Purpose. 4. Majumdar.MEA604 MARKETING MANAGEMENT L 3 T P C 1 0 3 Module 1: (9 hours) Introduction to Marketing: Marketing defined. New Age International (P) Limited Publishers. Research Plan development.. Marketing Planning: Planning Process. Market Testing. Product Development: Idea generation. 1996. 1991. Market Targeting.Planning. R. Etzel. Implementation and Control. Objectives. Consumer promotion tools. Tender pricing.J. Kotler. 1990. Deciding message or copy. First Edition. Module 3: (10 hours) Marketing Research: Marketing Research Process.Text. 1994.. McGraw-Hill International Edition. Factors in advertising. Analysis. Collecting information. Mathew. Marketing Mix: Marketing mix variables and their importance. V. M. Stanton. Macmillan India Limited. Research objectives... Evaluation of SBUs. Consumer Behaviour: Factors influencing Consumer Behaviour. Strategic Business Units.. New Delhi. Sales Management and Sales Promotion. Marketing Concepts.Analysis. Selecting the final price. 2. 5. Product line pricing. 3. References: 1. Planning. Product Positioning. New Delhi. Demand market based pricing. Steps in developing effective communication. P. Factors influencing price determination. Sales Promotion: Sales Promotion Tools. Marketing Research .J. Business promotion tolls.. Module 4: (10 hours) Marketing Communication: Marketing mix variables communicate. Importance. 6 . Advertising Portfolio Selection.J. and Namkumari. Marketing Management . Perceived risks. and Walker. Decision making process in buying. Fundamentals of Marketing.

7 . Grade will be awarded on the basis of the student’s paper. Every student shall participate in the seminar. He/she shall get the paper approved by the Programme Coordinator/Faculty Members in the concerned area of specialization and shall present it in the class in the presence of Faculty in-charge of seminar class. Tech. programme.MEA691 INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING LABORATORY L 0 • • • • • • • • Experiments on Method Study Experiments on Time Study Vocational Guidance Tests Muscle Dynamometer Tests Eye-Hand Coordination Experiments Depth Perception Tests Visual Acuity Tests Construction of Control Charts for Quality Planning and Analysis T P C 0 3 2 MEA692 SEMINAR L 0 T P C 0 3 1 Each student shall prepare a seminar paper on any topic of interest related to the core/elective courses being undergone in the first semester of the M. presentation and his/her participation in the seminar.

New Jersey. Algorithms for solving Markov decision problems. A. 1989. 8. 6. Illinois. Ravindran. Multiple Criteria Optimizations: Theory.P. Operations Research: Principles and Practice. New York. 2/e. F..S.J. Concept of pareto-optimality. 4/e. Module 3 (10 Hours) Sequential Decision Making (Stochastic Case): Stochastic processes. Princeton. Computation and Application. J.E. Second edition. Second Edition.. 3. Rao. McGraw-Hill International Edition. Prentice Hall Inc... (M/M/1): (GD/N) models. Dynamic Programming: Deterministic and Stochastic Models. Markov processes. Homewood. 2001. Analytic hierarchy process. 8 T P C 1 0 3 .L.. Continuous state continuous time case. References: 1. 1986.. Module 2 (9 Hours) Sequential Decision Making (Deterministic Case): Sequential decision models. Hillier..T. Wiley eastern. 5. 1994. Principles of Operations Research for Management. and Solberg. Bellman's principle of optimality. McLeavey and R.. Markov decision problems.S. 2. Mojena. S. Optimization: Theory and Applications. Operations Research: An Introduction. infinite stage models.. Bellman R.Core Courses: Second Semester MEA611 DECISION MODELLING II L 3 Module 1 (11 Hours) Introduction to Decision Making: Decision analysis. New Jersey. 1962. 1987. Richard D. Utility theory. Puterman M. and Liberman.A. and Dreyfus S. John Wiley & Sons.J. Englewood Cliffs. finite-stage models. Steur R. Decisions under uncertainty. 9. 4. Applied Dynamic Programming.. Characterisation of queuing models and solutions . Discrete state discrete time case. G. Philips. Princeton University Press. Goal programming formulation. Taha H. (M/M/c): (GD/ ). The weighting method of solution. 7. Dynamic programming. Multi-objective Decision Models: Introduction to multi-objective decision making.. Irwin Inc. Introduction to Operations Research.. Markov chains. John Wiley & Sons.E. Wiley Intersciences. D. Markov Decision Processes.(M/M/1): (GD/ ).. Maxwell Macmillan International Edition. 1994. Module 4 (9 Hours) Queuing Models for Decision Making: Application of queuing models. 1991. Budnick F. Decisions under risk.E. Bertsekas D. 1987. Features of queuing process.S. Decision trees – Decision analysis with experimentation. Forward recursion and backward recursion.

1985. Manufacturing Planning and Control for Supply Chain Management. A. Prentice-Hall of India Pvt. 2. References: 1. Edward A. ERP and functional units. 1984. New Delhi. Prentice-Hall. Finite loading systems. Ltd.Dynamic. Master Production Schedule (MPS): Nature of MPS. Thomas E. 2000. Second Edition. Special classes of individual items. North Holland. probabilistic job shop. C. Lot sizing methods. Englewood Cliffs. Buffering concepts. Mc Graw Hill. Using the MRP system. Dennis W. MRP records. Narasimhan. 3. Module 3 (10 Hours) Sales and Operation Planning: Nature of sales and operation planning. Relevant costs.. Type of configurations manufacturing system. John Wiley & Sons. MPC system payoff. Production and Inventory Management. 5. Third Edition. Inventory Management and Production Planning and Scheduling. Candea.Static. short-term forecasting models. Forecast error over lead time. Seetharama L. Richard J. Production/Operations Management. Forecasting framework. Managing the MPS. 4. Vollmann. Hax and D. Module 4 (10 Hours) Material Requirement Planning (MRP): Nature of MRP. MPC system framework. System nervousness. How MPC fits within ERP. Disaggregation techniques.MEA612 PRODUCTION PLANNING AND CONTROL L 3 T P C 1 0 3 Module 1 (9 Hours) Manufacturing Planning and Control (MPC): MPC systems. Time fencing and MPS stability. Production Activity Control: Framework. NJ. Time series analysis Individual-item. Options in dealing with the hierarchy of decisions. Tersine. 1998. Fifth Edition. International Edition. Module 2 (10 Hours) Demand Management: Demand management and MPC environment. Pyke and Rein Peterson. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP): What is ERP. MRP logic. Forecast errors. D Clay Whybark. Billington. 2005. General job shop scheduling . McLeavy and Peter J. Final assembly schedule. MPS Techniques. Communicating with other MPC modules and customers. Berry. Production Planning and Inventory Control. deterministic job shop . Coefficient of correlation. Structuring BOM. Techniques. Performance measures. 9 . Robert Jacobs. and F. Silver. Performance measures. System Dynamics. Second Edition. Sales and operation planning methods. Interval estimate. Shop floor control concepts. Priority sequencing rules. William L. David F. Technical Issues. Hierarchy of managerial decisions. Gantt chart.

exchange rate. traditional techniques.corporate finance. VanHorne. Leasing – meaning – evaluation as an alternative source of financing. 6/e. (2002). “Fundamentals of corporate Finance”. 2. Module 4 (9 Hours) Special topics: . risk analysis. 3.Short-term financial planning – working capital – planning and management. stock valuation. (2002). Ross. futures and options in corporate finance. interest rate parity – international financing. capital structure theories. PHI. John Wiley & Sons. (2002). “Principles of corporate Finance”. NPV – IRR comparisons. dividends and dividend budgeting decision criteria.Raising capital. introduction to CAPM. ratio analysis. Breally and Myers.foreign exchange. T P C 1 0 3 10 . TMH. Damodaran. capital rationing. (2002). 7/e. Westerfield and Jordan. “ Financial Management and policy”. financial and operating leverage. 4. fund flow analysis. FM decisions. financial statements – working with financial statements. Module 2 (10 Hours) Investment in long term assets:. Module 3 (10 Hours) Cost of capital and long term financial policy:. time value of money. discounted casts flow techniques. bond valuation. International corporate finance: . TMH. cost of capital. 12/e. goal of financial management.MEA613 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT L 3 Module 1 (10 Hours) Introduction to financial management and valuation of financial assets: . References: 1. “Corporate Finance”.

New York. LP formulation with rectilinear distance. John Wiley and Sons. New York. Specification. J. Objectives.A. Layout Design Process. T P C 1 0 3 11 . J. Overview of Plant Design. R. Layout Design Cycle. Contour Lines (Iso-Cost Lines). Nature. and multi-objective. 2. Macmillan Company. Facilities Planning. Qualitative. New York. Major Features of Computerised Algorithms. Selection.. Significance and Scope of Facilities Layout Planning. and White. and MAT. REL Diagram. Flow Dominance. FRAT.Block Plan.. J. COMSOAL. such as ALDEP. Rank Positional Weight method. Prentice-Hall Inc. Solution Efficiency.MEA614 FACILITIES LAYOUT PLANNING L 3 Module 1: (10 hours) Introduction: Types of manufacturing processes. 4. Introduction to Multifacility Location Problems: Formulation of Problems. Squared Euclidean Distance Problems and Euclidean Distance Problems. Plant Layout and Material Handling. Major features of Improvement Algorithms. John Wiley and Sons. Mass Production Management. Module 3: (10 hours) Computerised Layout Planning: Basic Philosophy in Computerised Layout Planning. Types of Layout. 1974. New Jersey. Development of Layout . 1970. John Wiley and Sons. Formulation of Layout Problems: Quantitative. Line Balancing Algorithms: Kilbridge and Wester. Plant Location . Optimization of number of stations with given production rate. Evaluation.. Francis. Tompkins and White. Limitation of Computerised Layout Planning.Location Factors. New York.M. Module 4: (9 hours) Mass Production Management (Line Balancing): Basic idea of assembly line balancing. 5. Wild.L. Location Theory. Construction and Improvement Algorithms. Moore.M.. Data Collection. Module 2: (10 hours) Single Facility Location Problems: Rectilinear Distance Problems. Facility Layout and Location: An Analytical Approach. CRAFT. Moodie and Young method. Complexity Rating. Minimization of cycle time with fixed number of stations. Apple. CORELAP.. Activity Analysis. Equipment Requirement. Plant Layout and Design. References: 1. R. Plant Layout: Need for Layout. 3. Employee Requirement.

12 . EXCEL and ARENA for the modeling and analysis of decision problems in the following areas: . Tech. programme.Performance of Manufacturing Systems . LINDO.Production Planning and Control .Inventory and Supply Chain Management .MEA693 COMPUTATIONAL LABORATORY L 0 T P C 0 3 1 Development of algorithms and computer programs using C. Grade will be awarded on the basis of the student’s paper.Financial Management . Every student shall participate in the seminar. C++.Marketing Management MEA694 SEMINAR L 0 T P C 0 3 1 Each student shall prepare a seminar paper on any topic of interest related to the core/elective courses being undergone in the second semester of the M. He/she shall get the paper approved by the Programme Coordinator/Faculty Members in the concerned area of specialization and shall present it in the class in the presence of Faculty in-charge of seminar class. MATLAB.Human Resource Management .Manufacturing System Design . presentation and his/her participation in the seminar.Facilities Planning . LINGO.

Hines. The testing for goodness of fit.Random samples and sampling distributions of mean and variance. Anderson. 1999. 1990.Introduction to probability and random variables .General factorial experiments . 1995. 1997.. R. Geometric distribution. K. Poisson distribution.R. New Delhi. Log-Normal distribution. Principles of Experimental Design and Analysis. Prentice Hall International edition. and Whitcomb. Gamma distribution. T. 13 . “Probability and Statistics in Engineering and Management Science”. Productivity Press.The wilcoxson signed rank test. W. Uniform distribution. The method of maximum likelihood. E. Statistical hypothesis tests: Operations characteristic curve. W. Chapman & Hall. and Turner. 5. and Montgomery.The 2k Factorial design –Introduction to response surface method in optimal design of parameters. Fifth Edition.Fundamental assumptions of analysis of variance. References: 1. Tests of hypothesis on the mean of a Normal Distribution. 6. The paired t-test. DOE Simplified: Practical Tools for Effective Experimentation.I. Module 2 (10 hours) Parameter Estimation: Point estimation .The Loss Function – Orthogonal array – Signal-to-Noise ratio. and Rubin. Module 4 (8 hours) Non-Parametric Statistics: The sign test . New York. Freund.V... Confidence interval estimation of mean. Hyper Geometric distribution.Binomial distribution. The method of moments. D. Tests of hypothesis for the equality of two variances.Two factor factorial experiments . Tests of hypothesis on the means of two Normal distributions. Seventh Edition. J. Fundamental Concepts in the Design of Experiments. Prentice Hall of India. New York. and variance. Normal distribution. Oxford University Press. P. The Wilcoxson Rank-sum test. M.Numerical description of data Exploratory data analysis. Exponential distribution. Beta distribution and Weibull distribution . Hicks C. 2000. Mathematical Statistics”. Probability distributions:..J. C. D. A and Phillips. 3.J. Garcia-Diaz. John Wiley and Sons. Tests of hypothesis on one variance. 2. Module 3 (11 hours) Design and Analysis of Experiments:. 4.Design of experiments with several factors . 1990. Levin.Properties of estimators. Single factor experiments – Fixed/random effects model – Model adequacy checking Multiple comparisons .Elective Courses: MEA621 STATISTICS FOR MANAGEMENT L 3 T P C 1 0 3 Module 1 (10 hours) Data Description: Graphical presentation of data . Taguchi Approach to Design of Experiments . Statistics for Management.

Module 4 (8 Hours) Nature of human activity and their effects – Bases of human motor activity – Bio mechanics of motion – Energy expenditure – Strength and endurance – Speed and accuracy of movements..MEA622 WORK SYSTEM DESIGN L 3 Module 1 (13 Hours) Definition and scope of work design and measurement.J. symbols and signs – General guidelines in design of visual displays. T P C 1 0 3 14 . Speech communication – Speech intelligibility – Components of speech communication. Module 3 (8 Hours) Visual displays – visual acuity and its types – Quantitative and qualitative displays – Visual codes. Work Measurement: Time study equipment – Establishment and maintenance of time standards – Allowances and Performance rating . Module 2 (10 Hours) Ergonomics: Nature of man-machine systems – characteristics – purpose – operational functions and components – types of systems. R. Auditory and tactual displays – Masking – Types of auditory displays – cutaneous senses – Tactual displays. Barnes. Human Factors in Engineering and Design. Information input and processing – sources and pathways of stimuli-Information theory – Information theory – Information input processes – Displays used in information input – Coding systems – Time sharing – Noise and the theory of signal detection – Human information processing. Human control of systems – Input-output channels – Compatibility – Nature of continuous control systems – Influence of display factors and control factors on system control. Tata McGraw-Hill.Precision time measurement – Predetermined fundamental motion time standards – Standard data – Work sampling – activity and performance sampling – Errors and sensitivity of technique – Physiological methods of work measurement. M. References: 1. Macormick.. Wiley & Sons. 2. Work Design and Measurement. Work Design and Methods Study: Scope of work design – procedure for methods study – Process analysis – Process charts – Operation analysis – Principles of motion economy. E.

Diffusion. “Managing Engineering Technology” Prentice Hall. Burgelman et. simultaneous engineering. 15 .K. Newyork.MEA623 MANAGEMENT OF TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION L T P C 3 1 0 3 Module 1 (10 Hours) Understanding Management of Technology. technology acquisition. Module 3 (10 Hours) Technology Strategy: . “Managing Technology and Innovation for competitive Advantage” Pearson Education.Technology intelligence – collaborative mode. Management of manufacturing technology – corporate cultures – technology audits. Babcock D. 3.L. Key performance factors for technology management. Key concepts – importance – issues. Module 2 (10 Hours) Technology and competition.” Prentice “Strategic Management of Technology and Innovation” Tata McGraw Hill (2001). Innovation and Corporate Research. 4. Process of technological change – innovation technology evaluation. Betz F “Managing Technology – competing Through New Ventures. Module 4 (9 Hours) Technology evaluation and financing – changing role of R & D. 2. Asia 2001. 5. Development in the value chain. References: 1. Integration of strategic planning and technology planning. Appropriation of technology – Deployment in new products. Narayanan U. Cleland and Bursic “Strategic Technology management” Amacom.

3.MEA624 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT L 3 T P C 1 0 3 Module 1 (10 Hours) Basic Concepts: Concept of strategic management – social and other responsibility. entrepreneurial ventures. analysing culture. formulation.A focus on process. References: 1. 2. Wheelen “Concepts of Strategic Management and Business Policy 8/e. non-profit organisations. evaluation and control. David “Strategic Management” Pearson Education (2002). Pearce and Robinson “Strategic Management. Certo and Peter “Strategic Management .” Tata McGraw Hill (1990). Module 2 (10 Hours) Strategy formulation: SWOT. Module 3 (10 Hours) Strategy Implementation and Control: Implementation issues – analysis change. alternative strategies – competitive strategies – Portfolio analysis – Functional Strategy. Module 4 (9 Hours) Strategic issues of technology. Pearson Education (2002). 4. implementation approach. McGraw Hill (2000). implementation and control” 7/e. 16 . Enviornmental scanning and Industry analysis – organisational analysis – mission and objectives.

4. Verification and validation methods. Software reliability. Edition. training and post implementation audit. Charting tools in data base design. Introduction to Systems Analysis and Design. 4/e. Introduction to Capability Maturity Model(CMM) and Quality Management in software organizations. 4th Edition. Lucas.T. Prentice Hall of India.MEA625 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS L 3 T P C 1 0 3 Module 1 (10 Hours) Information systems for Decision Making: Building blocks in information systemsinput. Detailed system design. System requirements specification documents. 5. Security features in global information systems. 1989. Data flow diagrams and E-R diagrams. model. Modern Information Systems: Multimedia technology. walkthrough and inspection. Analysis. New York. Module 3 (10 Hours) System Implementation: Modern software design techniques. Decision tools and models. Performance of software systems. I. Information Systems-Theory and Practice. Burch and Gruditski. Errors. Module 4 (9 Hours) System Evaluation: System implementation issues and solution procedures. Form design. Tata McGraw Hill. 6th. System fine-tuning. Reliability and maintenance. Distributed data management. McGraw Hill. Database normalisation. Information systems development life cycle. and Implementation of Information Systems. Introduction to data structures and relational database. Review. Information systems for strategic planning. Monitoring and updating. 3. New York. database. 1989. output. Ian Sommerville. System view of business and information system design forces. Prototyping. Henry C. Feasibility studies. Data mining and warehousing. Hawryszkiewycz. Testing approaches. 17 . Software standards.. Design. Fifth edition. Management Information Systems. Code design. Software metric and models. Pearson Education Asia. Module 2 (10 Hours) General Steps in Information System Design: System Investigation and requirements engineering. 1992. and control blocks.. technology. 2..A. O'Brien J. System analysis and general system design. faults. References: 1. Software Engineering. repair and availability. John Wiley & Sons. System Testing: Software testing. 1999. 2001.

Competitive Manufacturing Management . Modelling and Analysis of Manufacturing Systems. Material handling. Ways of configuring manufacturing system Group Technology (GT): Role of GT in Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM). Groover (2001). and Philip M. Tien-Chien Cheng. Linked cell. Wolfe (1991). Module 3 (10 Hours) Cellular Manufacturing: Focused factory and Pull production. Askin. McGraw-Hill International Editions. Approaches to process planning. Similarity coefficient based clustering. 7. Production Flow Analysis for Planning Group Technology. N. 6. Vol. Types of FMS. Automation. No. McGraw-Hill International Editions. Wicks. and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing. and Rajamani. References: 1. Bedworth. M. Process Planning systems. Composite part. 1 (January).. Inc. Prentice Hall of India Private Limited. Process Planning: Process planning for parts and assemblies – Manual process planning.. Building blocks of workcell. (1993). 4.. R. ComputerIntegrated Design and Manufacturing. Vol.. (1996). (1999). Role of similarity in GT. Planning & Control. 10.. John Nicholas (1998). Sing. David D. Model for dynamic part population. Solution procedure using genetic algorithm. Prentice Hall International. Inc. Incentive plans. Second Edition. 3. Issues in implementing Cellular Manufacturing. R. J. Workcell Design. and Standridge. C.. G. Second Edition. 8. Production Systems. FMS Layout configuration. First Edition. John Wiley & sons.Continuous Improvement. Richard A. and Reasor. Key machine approach. (1991). IIE Transactions. Production flow analysis. Burbidge. and machining. Module 2 (10 Hours) Models for Cellular Manufacturing System (CMS) Design: CMS design factors. Module 4 (9 Hours) Flexible Manufacturing System (FMS): Types of automation. Journal of Operation Management.. Cellular Manufacturing Systems: Design. Designing Cellular Manufacturing systems with dynamic part population. Cellular manufacturing. Performance measures – Bottleneck model – Extended bottleneck model – Sizing of FMS. Mark R.MEA626 GROUP TECHNOLOGY AND FMS L 3 T P C 1 0 3 Module 1 (10 Hours) Introduction: World class manufacturing. Variant process planning– Development stages – Family formation – search algorithm. FMS Scheduling and Control. 18 . Computer aided process planning (CAPP). 5. pp 5-27. Henderson. J. E. Mathematical programming approaches. and Customer-Focused Qualities. Coding and classification. and Hsu-Pin Wang (1998). Lean Production. pp 11-20. D. R. Different type of cells. 2. Chapman & Hall. Cycle time. Features of GT. Computer-Aided Manufacturing. Worker assignment. 31. Binary ordering algorithm. Mikell P. L. Automated workpiece flow. Flexibility. Wysk.

Lewis. Fault trees. Reliability management by objectives. Practical Reliability Engineering. John Wiley & Sons. New York. Decomposition technique. Incomplete failure data hazard plotting technique.. Two-unit parallel system with repair. Reliability groups. Maximum likelihood estimation technique. Reliability Evaluation of two-state device networks-series.H. Availability function. 1983. and series networks. Planned maintenance. 5. 1984. Active Redundancy. John Wiley & Sons. TPM development activities. Six major losses. Standby redundant systems. Common cauae failures. ZD and TPM. References: 1. New Delhi. 1997. Managing people for reliability. Introduction to Reliability Engineering. Reliability Management: Reliability Programme. 3/e revised. Maintainability. Productivity Press India (P) Madras. Interference theory. Failure Mode and Effect Analysis.. Balbir S. Reliability Optimization: Redundancy optimization-parallel. 19 . Module 4 (9 Hours) Maintainability and Availability Concepts: Maintainability function. 1987. Path tracing technique. Frequency of failures. Steps of TPM development. Module 2 (10 Hours) Reliability Determination Methods:Network reduction technique. Reliability Engineering in System Design and Operation. series-parallel.E. Basic philosophy of zero defects (ZD).T. kout-of-m systems. Tata-McGraw Hill Publishing Company Limited.. 2.MEA627 RELIABILITY ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT L T P C 3 1 0 3 Module 1 (10 Hours) Basic Concepts of Reliability: Definitions-Reliability. Von Nostrand 3. 4. Reliability data acquisition and analysis. Failure and failure modes. Maximizing equipment effectiveness. Reliability Mathematics: Introduction to probability distributions. Balagrusamy. k-out-of-m systems. Concept of Bathtub Hazard Rate curve. Causes of failures. Maintainability and Availability. Downtime. Module 3 (10 Hours) Failure Data Analysis: Failure data banks. Management policies and decisions. Productivity Press India (P) Madras. parallel. O'Connor Patric D. Delta-Star method. E. Human reliability. Preventive maintenance. New York. Nakajima Seiichi. Nonrepairable items failure data analysiscomplete data. Reliability and Quality. Reinhold Company. incomplete data. Dhillon. 6. Hazard rate. Total Productivity Maintenance (TPM): Distinctive features of TPM.. Autonomous maintenance. 1997. E. Reliability evaluation of three-state device networks-series and parallel. Advanced Reliability Evaluation Concepts: Supplementary variables technique. Failure mode and effect analysis . 1995. Measuring TPM effectiveness. Introduction to TPM. Stamatis D. Reliability Engineering.

product market. 3. 20 . Merle Crawford “New Product Management” Tata McGraw Hill (2002).MEA628 PRODUCT MANAGEMENT L 3 T P C 1 0 3 Module 1 (10 Hours) Product Management – Introduction – role of product managers – product policy. Chunawalla. market potential. product positioning – product recall/deletion – managing product line. Module 2 (10 Hours) Target marketing – segmentation – product differentiation. strategies. “Product Management” Prentice Hall of India. Module 3 (10 Hours) New product innovation and development – stages. adoption process – diffusion – product pricing – new product launch. Module 4 (9 Hours) Brand Management – concept – naming – brand equity – brand extension – brand positioning – product packaging. product market planning and demand forecasting . “Product Management” Himalaya publishing House (2002). 4. 2. Lehmann & Winer “Product Management” Tata McGraw Hill (2002).product life cycle – product portfolio analysis. References: 1. Majumdar.

Time-cost Trade off Procedure: Schedule related project costs. 3. Cost of project. Phillips D. Savings impact and its value. 1995... Performance evaluation. Project control. 1994. Pollacks. Project organization.. Linear Programming Formulation of Network Problems: A flow network interpretation for determination of critical paths. Maximum flow minimum cut explanation. Forward pass and Backward pass computations. Dummy activities.MEA629 PROJECT MANAGEMENT L 3 T P C 1 0 3 Module 1 (10 Hours) Project Planning: Analysis and Appraisal Generation of project ideas.V. Prentice Hall of India. Algorithm for critical path. Cyclic network. Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Company Limited. 1964. Prasanna Chandra. Ravindran A. Algorithms for minimal spanning tree. Preliminary screening. Algorithms for maximal flow problems-Ford and Fulkerson's algorithm(Labelling method). Goods Little Mirrless approach. John Wiley & Sons. Performance analysis. UNIDO approach. Measurement of impact on distribution. Lowest cost schedule. Flyod's. Total slacks. PERT Network: Three time estimates for activities. and Solberg J.R. 2nd edition. New Delhi. A Management Guide to PERT/CPM. Scouting for project ideas. References: 1. 21 . Income distribution impact. Levy. Levelling the demands on key resources. 2.Kruskal's algorithm and Prim's algorithm. Abandonment analysis. Module 4 (9 Hours) Project Scheduling with Limited Resources: Complexity of project scheduling with limited resources. Module 3 (10 Hours) Network Analysis: Algorithms for shortest route problems-Dijkstra's. free slacks and their interpretations. Shadow prices. Project Management with CPM and PERT. Time cost trade off and maximal flow. 1987.. Activity on node networks. Probability of meeting a schedule date. Net benefit in terms of economic prices. Investment Appraisal: Social cost benefit analysis.E. New Delhi. Implementation and Control. Jerome D. Projects Planning. Adjustment for merit and demerit. Moder J. Project Review and Administrative Aspects: Initial review. Event oriented algorithm for critical path. Van Nostrand Reinhold Company. Time cost trade off. Estimation of mean and variance of activity times. Project rating index. Weist and Ferdinand K. Chance constrained linear programming for probabilistic durations of activities in PERT network. Module 2 (10 Hours) Project Implementation: Development of project network.T. A simple heuristic program for resource allocation. and Dantzig's algorithms. Operations Research: Principles and Practice. 4. Matrix organization.J. Variance analysis approach. and Phillips C.

Venture capital. Irwin.. Franchising or acquisition. Marketing plan. 6. managing during early operations. Timmons J. 1992.). Legal issues. Entrepreneurship: Strategy. Business plan. Going Public. and Peters M. Financing a new venture-Sources of capital. Ahmedabad. Entrepreneurship: Strategies and Resources. Module 3 (10 Hours) Starting a New Technological Venture and Developing the Business: Business idea.G. Entrepreneurial characteristics. Organizational plan. Irwin. 1995. 5. Management concern in small and medium Enterprises.Lessons from MIT and beyond. High Tech.D. Irwin. Networking with industries and institutions.. Dollinger M. New York. Entrepreneurship Index and its need. References: 1. Chicago. New Venture Creation: Entrepreneurship in the 1990's. Innovation and entrepreneurship in technology based organizations. Entrepreneurship. Oxford University Press. Global Business Press. Vinayshil (Ed. Entrepreneurs in High Tech. Role of technical entrepreneurs in Industrial Development. 4. growth and expansion. EDI. 1995. 3. Intrapreneurship. Appropriate technology. International Entrepreneurship. 22 .P. ending the venture.MEA630 TECHNICAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP L 3 T P C 1 0 3 Module 1 (10 Hours) Introduction: Basis and challenges of entrepreneurship. Roberts E... Module 4 (9 Hours) Managing the New Technological Venture: Developing systems in new venture. Gautam. Financial plan. and Managing a New Enterprise. Hisrich R. 1998. Technology absorption. 1987.. 1991. Medium and small ventures. Product design for Rural entrepreneurs. 2. Technological entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship Developing Programme in India and its Relevance to Developing Countries. Patel V.B... Illionis. Technical Entrepreneurship. New Delhi. Module 2 (10 Hours) New Ventures: Concept of new ventures.J. Developing.

and Bain B. Allied Publishers Ltd. and unions.Minor evils or Physical evils. Relationship between firm and employee. 5.. Economical and Political Considerations.(Ed. Types of evil and consequences.). Corporate Ethics. 4. Corporate accountability. Job pressures and issues. social audit. Positive obligations.L. Location of responsibility. Ethics in use of Information Technology.consequences. Ethical conflicts. New Delhi. 1994. Acquisition and merger. Garrett M. 1994. Environmental protection. Problems. The ethical code. Government policies and laws. rights and obligations to customer. Badaracco Jr J. 2.. Oxford. The individual and corporation. Hendry J. intermediaries. obligation to pay taxes. obligation to shareholder. The sphere of personal ethics. Butterworth Heinemann. Business Ethics. Module 4 (9 Hours) Ethical responsibilities of Organizational Leader: power.1970. ethics and competition. Drummond J. Intellectual Property Rights.MEA631 BUSINESS ETHICS L 3 T P C 1 0 3 Module 1 (10 Hours) Basic Theory: Some basic principles-Meaning. Role of objectivity. Judgement and balancing acts. Ethics of advertising and sponsorship. customers.(Ed. pressures for conformity. 23 . Oxford. culture and ethics in India.. competitors. The gray areas. virtue and character. 3. Cooperation in Evil. 1994. Irwin. practicability. organizational change. Ethics in Marketing. Ethics. Managing Business Ethics. leadership. A framework for analysis and action. Module 3 (10 Hours) Ethical Responsibilities of Economic Agents: role obligations. 1995. rights and duties.. Rights. Proportionality. Multinational decision making-Reconciling International norms. codes and culture. Evaluation and rewards. The Times of India Press. Bombay. and Sorell T. Module 2 (10 Hours) Historical perspective. Chicago.Thomas.. Economics and the environment. obstacles to ethical conduct.). Butterworth Heinemann. Mathias T. Business Ethics: Roles and Responsibilities.A. Business business. References: 1.

A and Pohl. Introduction to object oriented programming: Basic concepts of OOP. Internet – HTTP. Kelley. Developing algorithms and flow charts. Prentice Hall of India. A Book on C.. Dynamic storage management. Pearson Education.G. 4/e..& Sorenson P. Linear linked lists and list operations. An Introduction to Data Structures with Applications. Module II (10 hours) Fundamentals of Programming: Variables and Arithmetic statements. Applications of OOP.W. 3. Linear linked lists and list operations. & Ritchie D. Functions. Object-oriented languages. Functions. Basic I/O functions. conversion of General trees in to binary trees. Bitwise operators and enumeration types. Program design methods. VRML. Efficiency of algorithms. cryptography and cryptographic algorithms. 2 ed. Moving from C to C++. Tremblay J. 2002. Structures and unions. Kernighan B. Electronic Commerce. tree sort. 2.P. sorting – bubble sort. Basic I/O functions. Measures of program performance. N. Structures and unions. 4. Programming with ANSI and Turbo C. Data types. 5. Recursion. Bhasker B. A. Transaction security. 2001. WAN. Top-down modular programming. Kamthene. storage representation and manipulation of binary trees. Mcgraw-hill International editions.. I . Module III (10 hours) Unix system Interface: File descriptors. Module IV (9 hours) Computer applications in business: Framework of E-commerce. hashing functions..M. Arrays. HTML. Searching – sequential and binary searching. Bit-wise operators and enumeration types. site security – firewalls. Tata McGraw-Hill companies. C Programming Language.MEA632 COMPUTER METHODS IN MANAGEMENT L 3 T P C 1 0 3 Module I (10 hours) Programming and Problem Solving: Computer organisation. 24 . Pointers and strings. LAN. Pearson Education. Digital signatures References 1. Pointers and strings. Introduction to Data structures: Operations on binary trees. Steps involved in computer programming. Flow of control.

(2002). 4. assumptions of contemporary OB. power. Module 4 (9 Hours) Special topics: Organisational change. 25 . 3. understanding team. communication. 9/e. “Behavior in Organisations”. TMH. Machane and Vonglinow. Robbins. (2002). 2. “Management of Organisational Behavior”. 7/e. Pearson Education. Module 2 (10 Hours) Group Process: Foundations of group behavior. 2/e. References: 1. Foundations of individual behavior values – attitudes – personality – emotions – perception – abilities – motivation in organisations – work related attitudes. Pearson Education. Greenberg and Baron. organisation structure and design – organisational culture. Module 3 (10 Hours) Organisational Process: Work design and technology. (2003). decision making in organisations.MEA633 ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOR L 3 T P C 1 0 3 Module 1 (10 Hours) Introduction to Organizational Behaviour (OB): . “Organisational Behavior”. leadership. (2002). Balaschard and Johnson.Development and challenges. Hersey. Pearson Education. “Organisational Behavior”. 8/e. conflict and negotiation. stress management.

influence of culture. Module 3 (10 Hours) Consumers as decision makers: . (2000). attitudes. 6/e. Arnould. “Consumer Behavior and Marketing Strategy”. “Consumer Behavior”. consumer perception.Consumer influence and diffusion of innovations. income. 2. consumer learning.Diversity in the market place.Social class and CB. group influence and opinion leadership. Ethnic. “Consumers”. 5/e. 7/e. Pearson Education. Consumer behaviour as discipline and Science. attitude change.MEA634 CONSUMER BEHAVIOR L 3 T P C 1 0 3 Module 1 (10 Hours) Introduction: . communications and CB. racial and religion subcultures. (2001). subculture and CB. (2001). 26 . References: 1. market segmentation. Peter & Olson. Module 4 (9 Hours) Consumers in their social and cultural settings: . Module 2 (10 Hours) Consumers as individuals: . “Consumer Behavior”. Age. Ethics in marketing. 4. 3. individual decision making. TMH. TMH. Pearson Education. Solomon.Consumer motivation. (2001). Linda and Zinkhan. Schiffman & Kanuk. personality and life styles.

Parameter set .Training set and Test set . Addison-Wesley.. 1998. 4.Design aspects of fuzzy systems Applications of fuzzy logic.Relationship of ANNs to other technologies ANNs Learning Approches . Structure.Fitness function .Applications. Module 3 (11 Hours) Fuzzy Logic: The concept of uncertainty and associated solutions .. Module 4 (11 Hours) Artificial Neural Networks: Basics of artificial neural networks (ANN) – Characteristics of ANN .. References: 1.Strings..Learning curves Applications of ANN in optimization . Deb. and Machine Learning.Goals of optimization Differences and similarities between genetic algorithm and traditional methods . Prentice Hall of India (P) Ltd. Artificial Neural Networks. K.Generalization .Historical development .Algorithm .Basic properties and characteristics of fuzzy sets . 3. Jaico Publishing House.Coding . R. Optimization. Prentice Hall of India. Tabu Search: Introduction .Overview of neural computing . B.Data structures . A Learner’s Guide to Fuzzy Logic Systems. Optimization for Engineering Design. T P C 1 0 3 27 .Models of neuron – Topology . 1999..Basic learning laws .Fuzzy sets . Genetic Algorithms in Search. New Delhi.Algorithm. 1989. Yegnanarayanan. 2.Algorithm .Schemata .MEA635 SOFT COMPUTING TECHNIQUES L 3 Module 1 (11 Hours) Genetic Algorithms: Introduction to Genetic Algorithms (GA) . McGraw-Hill Companies Inc.Simple examples.Terminology . 1997. Module 2 (6 Hours) Simulated Annealing: Introduction .Fuzzy reasoning Major components of a fuzzy logic system . 2005.Applications.Neural approaches to computing Engineering approaches to computing . K.Fuzzy set operations . D. Goldberg. Artificial Neural Networks.J..E.GA operators .Terminology of GA . Schalkoff . 5. Sundareswaran.

Pearson Education. 8/e.Liability risks. House owners insurance. 2. 28 . automobile insurance. TMH. Module 4 (9 Hours) Life and Health insurance: . characteristics. steps in RM. in risk and insurance. (1988). objectives. 7/e. losses evaluation. meaning. Young and Smith. (1999). types. Rejda. individual health and disability – income insurance. Harrington and Niehaus. Module 2 (10 Hours) Personal property and liability risks: . “Principles of Risks Management and Insurance”. Module 3 (10 Hours) Commercial property and liability risks: . “Risk Management and Insurance”. insurance. group life and health insurance. TMH. retirement plans. other property and liability insurance coverage. Special topics – insurance company operation. “Risk Management and Insurance”.commercial property insurance. Williams. insurance pricing. References: 1. 3. crime insurance. (2001). commercial liability insurance.Fundamentals. risk management.MEA636 RISK MANAGEMENT AND INSURANCE L 3 T P C 1 0 3 Module 1 (10 Hours) Basic concept of risk and insurance: .risk. type. types. legal principle.

expectancy theory.simple ranking . Scott. Kapoor. Koontz. Personnel Management 4. Organisational objectives. relationships. Expectancy theory and compensation. Module 4 (9 Hours) Human Factor Management: Human factors in management behavioural models. job analysis and job description. psychological testing. Introduction to Commercial & Industrial Law. Maslow's hierarchy of needs theory . Springel. Leadership: Definition. Fillipo. functions.D. organisation development. appraisal programs. Donnel. job evaluating systems .point systems . B. Essentials of Managemnt. The Human Problems of Management. methods of recruitment. situational approach to leadership. reinforcement theory Mc-clleland's needs theory. motivational techniques.equity and compensation . McGraw Hill 5. Module 2 (10 Hours) Manpower planning: Man power forecasting. Personnel Management. variable compensation. Strauss and Sayles Personnel.comparable value. Training: The nature of training. interviews.job grading . supplementary compensations. trait approaches to leadership. counselling. 29 .factor comparison system. McGraw Hill 2. motivation. Weihreich. alternative selection policies. concept of labour. Prentice Hall. application blanks and qualification card. channels and structure. effects of job evaluation on human relations. communication process. job evaluation. Selection: Developing sources. types of training. Communication and Counselling: Nature and importance of communications. Edwon. Module 3 (10 Hours) Wage and Salary Administration: Factors affecting compensation policy . organisation and function of the personnel department. References: 1. objectives in training. Sultan Chand & Sons. N. evaluating training effectiveness.MEA637 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT L 3 T P C 1 0 3 Module 1 (10 Hours) Introduction: Definition of personnel management. group training. Management by objectives. job design. personnel policies. leadership behaviour and styles. Performance appraisal: Traditional performance appraisal systems. Clothier. requirements of effective training conventional training techniques. 3.. O.hygiene approach to motivation. mobility and promotion problems. organisational structure of formal and organisations.

Decision support systems for resource allocation. decision stage. Decision Support Systems.. Classification of decisions. Criticism and Evaluation: Methodologies used in a knowledge-based environment. Massachusetts. 1989. 1987. inexact reasoning. expert system development shell. Inference mechanisms-backward chaining. Rasmussen model of judgment and choice. and S. Types of information systems. Decision Support Systems for Engineers: Theory and Application. Procedural programs. Algorithm for overall rating of a hierarchical solution. 30 . Search Techniques: Introduction. evolution of knowledge nets. Decision Support Systems (DSS): Subsystems in DSS-data management subsystem. Human Information Processing. Springer-Verlag. choice stage. Module 3 (10 Hours) Engineering Design Synthesis: Synthesis. References: 1. Architecture of KBES-knowledge base. New Delhi. Conceptual Design of a Car Body Shape. agenda-driven search.S. Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems for Engineers. Production rules. building plant layout at a site-an example. Krishnamoorthy C. Clyde and Whinston B. A framework for critiquing and evaluation-knowledge representation framework. blackboard framework. 1988. Role of a synthesiser in KBES environment.S. An architecture for a synthesiser-a genetic tool. Prentice Hall of India. predicate logic. forward chaining. dialogue management subsystem. non-monotonic reasoning. New York. Module 4 (9 Hours) Applications of Decision Support Systems: Decision support in office information systems. Group Decision Support Systems (GDSS). New York. 4. inference mechanism. integrated engineering system. Decision support system. What is KBES. an illustrative example. 2. QED Information Sciences Inc. Production systems. Wellesley. Andrew (ed). Search techniques-breadth first search. W. Process Models and Knowledge-Based Systems: Expert systems for diagnosisunderstanding of domain knowledge. transformation of knowledge from nets to rule base. Janakiraman V. 1996. Problem definition and solution process. Computer Hardware for DSS. and K. Bielawski Larry and Lewand Robert. Problem decomposition and AND-OR graphs. Auditing. Holsapple. Decomposition model for synthesis. Newell and Simon model for human information processing-intelligence stage. Blackboard model of problem solving-blackboard architecture. Rajeev. model management subsystem. Expert Systems Development: Building PCBased Applications. reasoning based on certainty factors.MEA638 DECISION SUPPORT AND EXPERT SYSTEMS L 3 T P C 1 0 3 Module 1 (10 Hours) Introduction: Information systems. 3. Module 2 (10 Hours) Knowledge-Based Expert System (KBES): Introduction. CRC Press Inc.. Sarukesi. heuristic search. The Klein model Information and information value. artificial intelligence and expert systems.

Addison-Wesley Publishing Company. Ermine Jean-Louis. Macmillan.5.. Expert Systems: Theory and Practice. Turban E. New Delhi. Decision Support and Expert Systems. 6. Prentice Hall of India. 1999. Introduction to Expert Systems. 7. 31 . 1990. Jackson Peter. 1986. New York.

run tests. Pearson Education. Interval estimation. Test for random numbers. Frequency tests. Triangular. Performance measures. Point estimation. Module 3 (10 Hours) Verification and Validation of Simulation Models: Verification of simulation models. Modelling world views. Calibration and validation of models. and Poker test. Comparison of simulation and analytical methods. Output analysis for terminating simulations and Steady state simulations.R. Simulation Modelling and Analysis of Single Server and Single Queue Systems. Random Variate Generation: Inverse transformation technique. References: 1. validating input-output transformation.. Exponential. and Nicol. Deo. 1997.. Output Analysis for a Single Model: Measures of performance and their estimation. Discrete-Event System Simulation.. system design and system postulation. Validation of model assumption. Banks. Nelson. J. Identifying the distribution with data. Simulation programming tasks. Selecting input model when data are not available. 2. Klomogrov and Smirnov tests.. Input Modelling for Simulation: Data collection. System analysis. Empirical-Discrete and continuous distributions.M. Concepts in Discrete Event Simulation: Event scheduling/Time advance algorithm. Module 2 (10 Hours) Random Number Generation: Techniques for generating random numbers. Third Edition. B. C. Acceptance-Rejection technique. Modelling and Analysis of Manufacturing Systems. Module 4 (9 Hours) Simulation Modelling and Analysis of Manufacturing Systems: Objectives. Comparison and selection of simulation languages. 3.L. Chi square. tests for autocorrelation. Multiple linear regression. System Simulation: Technique of simulation. Components of a system. Discrete and continuous systems. Types of models. John Wiley & Sons. Uniform.G.. Inventory systems and PERT networks. Types of system simulation. Simulation of job shop manufacturing systems. 2001. Prentice Hall of India. Types of system study. Askin R. Metamodelling: Simple linear regression. Monte Carlo simulation. Carson. Input-output validation using historical input data. N. Linear congruential method. Steps in simulation study. Weibull. System modelling. 1993. Parameter estimation.S. Goodness of fit test. Issues in simulation of manufacturing systems.. Systems approach to problem solving. J.MEA639 SYSTEMS MODELLING AND SIMULATION L 3 T P C 1 0 3 Module 1 (10 Hours) System Concept: Systems and system environment.. Inc. System Simulation with Digital Computer. Face validity. Simulation software for manufacturing applications. Convolution method. Testing for significance of regression. D. gap test. 32 . and Standridge.

Business Modelling and Simulation.4. New York. Third Edition. Ross. A. Carrie.. System Simulation. Les Oakshott. Simulation of Manufacturing Systems.D. Simulation. 7 Fishman.. 2002. 2000. Pitman Publishing. Second Edition. W. S. Gordon. Third Edition. 5.M. G. 10.W. Wiley.. 1988. Concepts and Methods in discete Event Digital Simulations... Simulation Modelling and Analysis.S. Prentice Hall of India. A. 1997. Law. 1995. 1973. McGraw Hill International. 33 . G. John Wiley & Sons Ltd. 9... 6. and Kelton. Academic Press.

equivalence of expressions .Mapping relational data to files .sequential files .Mapping Constraints .Relational algebra .functional dependencies . Integrity Constraints . Entity Sets . Instances and Schemes . References: 1. Referential integrity .MEA640 DATA BASE MANAGEMNT L 3 T P C 1 0 3 Module 1 (10 Hours) Database systems . 2/e.Domain relational calculus .models. P. 2.Domain Constraints.Quel.Basic concepts .Authorisation and views .views .attributes .comparison of Indexing and Hashing. O'NEL and E O'NEIL. Harcourt Asia PTE Ltd.SQL .Data Manipulation Language.Relationship Sets .ER Diagrams. File organisation .Multiple user access.Estimating cost of Query processing and access using Index.dynamic hash function .Data validation . Module 4 (9 Hours) Query Processing . Second edition.assertions .Aggregation.pitfalls .Tuple relational calculus .Abstraction .Data independence . Module 2 (10 Hours) Structure of Relational Databases . 1991. & Silberschatz. Mcgraw Hill International Editions.B+ and B-tree index files Static hash function . Programming and Performance. domain key normal form ..purpose .Buffer Management . Database System Concepts.Interpretations .F.Data Definition Language .modifying the data base . Multi-valued and join dependencies.encryption . Korth H.Normalisation's using functional. Generalisation .Violations .Indexing . 34 . Security and Integrity .triggers.alternative approaches.Data dictionary Storage . 2001. Module 3 (10 Hours) Relational Data base design . Data base: Principles.keys .

35 . M. 2. Ptak. Module 3 (10 Hours) ERP Life Cycle .Designing ERP systems . New Delhi.E. Garg. 3... and Venkitakrishnan.. Lucie Press/APICS Series on Resource Management. O’Leary. D. Life cycle. Prentice-Hall of India Private Limited. References: 1.K. ERP Tools. T.Choosing an ERP system . V. Enterprise Resource Planning: Concepts and Practice.Deciding to go ERP .A. St.F. and Kremzar. and Eli.. Enterprise Resource Planning Systems: System.K. Module 4 (9 Hours) Implementing ERP systems – Big bang versus phased – After going live – training – ERP and electronic commerce – ERP Risks – Successes and failures.History of ERP – Requirements generation to Material Requirements Planning (MRP) – Closing the MRP loop – Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP II) – Just-In-Time to Lean manufacturing – ERP – Internet’s impact on ERP – Supply chain management. 1998. John Wiley & Sons. ERP: Making it Happen: The Implementer’s Guide to Success with Enterprise Resource Planning. 2001.MEA641 ENTERPRISE RESOURCE PLANNING L 3 T P C 1 0 3 Module 1 (10 Hours) Introduction to Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) . Module 2 (10 Hours) Systems and technology background – ERP systems background – ERP data input – ERP output capabilities – Reengineering . Electronic Commerce and Risk. 2001. 2000. Techniques and Applications for Integrating the Supply Chain. N.Choosing standard model . C.H..How does ERP create value – Why investigate ERP systems. 4. Wallace. S..Artifacts and processes. John Wiley & Sons.Should prune processes or ERP software be changed ..

Techniques. CONWIP based production activity control. Production Planning and Inventory Control. John Nicholas. Labour-limited systems. David F. Balancing for mixed model production. Silver. 2000. McLeavy and Peter J. 1998. JIT based planning and scheduling in different manufacturing environment. Robert Jacobs. Edward A. Lean Production and Customer-Focused Quality. JIT objectives and building blocks. Fifth Edition. Seetharama L. and F. Pyke and Rein Peterson. Manufacturing Planning and Control for Supply Chain Management. JIT principles. Priority Rules. Dynamic due dates. Conditions for pull production.MEA642 PRODUCTION ACIVITY CONTROL L 3 T P C 1 0 3 Module 1 (10 Hours) Capacity Planning and Utilisation: Role of capacity planning in manufacturing planning and control system. Billington. 36 . Capacity planning and control techniques. New Delhi. John Wiley & Sons. International Edition. Mixed model production. Interfirm integration. References: 1. Ltd. Module 4 (9 Hours) Advanced Concepts in Scheduling: Due date setting procedures. CONWIP method of pull production Module 3 (10 Hours) Simplified Production Planning and Control Systems: Production levelling – Requirements for levelling. Tata McGraw-Hill Edition 2001 2. Competitive Manufacturing Management: Continuous Improvement. Adapting MRP-based production planning system to pull production. Measure of capacity Production Activity Control: Framework. Inventory Management and Production Planning and Scheduling. Conditions for pull production. D Clay Whybark. Mechanism for signal and control . Finite loading systems. Transformation.Gantt chart. 2005 3. Vollmann. Techniques of pull production. Project management. Group scheduling and transfer batches. Second Edition. Dennis W. Manufacturing Planning and Control Implementation: Lean manufacturing to lean organisation to lean enterprise. Scheduling capacity and materials simultaneously. William L. Mc Graw Hill. Internet and vendor scheduling Module 2 (10 Hours) Just-in-Time(JIT): JIT in Manufacturing planning and control. Database rationalisation. Pull Production Systems: Pull systems and push systems. Capacity monitoring with input/output control. 4. JIT effect on production activity control.. Thomas E. Shop floor control concepts. Third Edition.Levelling master schedule.containers and cards – Conveyance kanbans and production kanbans. Benchmarking and auditing. Berry. Theory of constraints (TOC) systems. Narasimhan. Prentice-Hall of India Pvt. Multiple-constrained scheduling.

John Nicholas (1998). Synchronising and Balancing Process: Synchronisation. Harold J. Total Productive Maintenance. Adapting MRP-Based Production Planning and Control System to Pull production Maintaining and Improving Equipment: Equipment Maintenance. Techniques for Setup-Reduction. Lean Production. Decentralised planning and Control system. Equipment Effectiveness. How to achieve Pull Production. Lot-size Reduction. Steudel and Paul Desruelle (1992). Setup-Time reduction: Setup_Reduction Methodology. Conditions for Pull Production Systems. References: 1.MEA643 LEAN PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT L 3 Module 1 (10 Hours) Small-Lot Production: Lot-size Basics. T P C 1 0 3 37 .How to Become a Lean. Van Norstrand Reinhold. Manufacturing in the Nineties . Mechanisms for Signal and Control. Module 4 (9 Hours) Planning and Control in Pull Production: Centralised Planning and Control System. Competitive Manufacturing Management . and Customer-Focused Qualities. Level Scheduling in Pull Production. Facilitating Small Lot Size. Lot sizing. Worker Assignment. McGraw-Hill International Editions. Module 2 (10 Hours) Pull Production Systems: Pull Systems and Push Systems. Balancing. Bottleneck Scheduling. Setup_Reduction Projects. World-Class Competitor. Implementation Issues. New York 2. Master Production Scheduling.Continuos Improvement. Module 3 (10 Hours) Scheduling for Smooth Flow: Production Leveling. Design of Workcells. Workcells and Cellular Manufacturing: Cell layout and Capacity Measures. Adapting to Schedule changes.

(2001). primary and secondary.Portfolio selection problem. capital market. 3/e.securities and market. Alexander. 2.MEA644 INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT L 3 T P C 1 0 3 Module 1 (10 Hours) Investment environment: . Sharpe and Bailey. CAPM. Module 3 (10 Hours) Common stocks – characteristics. options. 38 . futures and international investing. Portfolio analysis. Arbitrage pricing theory. PHI. PHI. 4. Bond valuations. earnings. dividend. financial analysis of common stocks. investment process. investment management and performance evaluation. Module 4 (9 Hours) Fixed income securities: . 3. Factor models.Types. Haugen. “Modern Investment Theory”. 5/e. “Fundamentals of investments”. (2002). References: 1. TMH. “Essentials of investments”. efficient markets. Bond analysis and portfolio management. “Investments”. TMH. (2002). (2001). 2/e. Corrado & Jordan. Mutual funds. Bodie. 4/e. Module 2 (10 Hours) Investment theory: .

2. corporate governance. Takeover defenses. theories of mergers. merger process. valuation approaches. References: 1. Pearson Education. Module 3 (10 Hours) Restructuring : Restructuring ownership. Restructuring and Corporate Governance” 3/e. (1997). International takeovers and restructuring. 39 . Weston. share repurchase. Module 2 (10 Hours) M & A theory: Strategic processes. and divestitures. Benninga “Corporate Finance – Valuation approach” TMH. Accounting for M & A. financial restructuring. empirical tests. (2001). timing of merger activity. Siu and Johnson “Takeovers. Restructuring organisations and Module 4 (9 Hours) Special topics: Joint ventures and alliances. legal aspects.MEA645 TAKEOVERS AND CORPORATE RESTRUCTURING L T P C 3 1 0 3 Module 1 (10 Hours) Takeovers and Mergers in Practice: Takeover process.

the committee may recommend a suitable period by which the project will have to be extended beyond the fourth semester. the students’ thesis work shall be assessed by a committee and graded as specified in the “Ordinances and Regulations for M. If the work has been graded as unsatisfactory. Programme. Tech. 40 . Tech. At the end of the fourth semester. Laboratory and seminar) undergone by the student in the first and second semester M. MEA796 PROJECT L 0 T P C 0 0 20 The project work starts in the third semester and extends to the end of the fourth semester. the student shall present his/her thesis work before an evaluation committee. under the section . The student will be encouraged to fix the area of work and conduct the literature review during the second semester itself. The project can be carried out at the institute or in an industry/research organization. At the end of the third semester. Tech. The final viva-voce examination will be conducted as per the “Ordinances and Regulations for M. which will evaluate the work and decide whether the student may be allowed to submit the thesis or whether he/she needs to carry out additional work. Students desirous of carrying out project in industry or other organization have to fulfill the requirements as specified in the “Ordinances and Regulations for M. The topic shall be research and development oriented. Tech.MEA795 COMPREHENSIVE VIVA L 0 T P C 0 0 1 Each student is required to appear for the Comprehensive Viva-Voce examination in the third semester.”.Project Work in Industry or Other Organization”.”. This is an oral examination based on the courses (Theory.