LG302 Logistics Engineering

for U3DD 2006

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LG 302 Logistics Engineering


U3DD 2006 DC


Reid, Ernest C.


Academic Director, Park University DSCC site.


Masters of Science in Administration, Central Michigan University, 1998.
BS Management/Logistics Park University, 1994
AAS Electronic Systems Technology, Community College of the USAF, 1994

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Semester Dates

July 6 - July 30, 2006

Class Days

July 14, 15, 16 and July 28, 29, 30

Class Time

8:00 - 12:00 AM



Credit Hours


Logistics Engineering and Management; Sixth Edition, Benjamin S. Blanchard; Pearson Prentice-Hall; ISBN: 0-13-142915-9

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Course Description:
An overview of the general area of logistics, its nature, scope and process; a  critical examination of logistics management functions and the  interrelationships among strategic support and operational logistics.   Prerequisite:  LG201.  3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
The class consists of lecture and discussion of classroom material.  The student is expected to read all assignments and come to class prepared to discuss the material and assigned homework.  Each class will consist of review of previous assignments and discussions of next weeks work.

Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  1. Discuss logistics in the systems life cycle. The student should be able to exhibit an understanding of how it is applied and at what point in the life cycle.
  2. Define performance based logistics.
  3. Analyze concurrent engineering, configuration management, and system effectiveness
  4. Analyze measures of logistics and systems support, to include supply chain management, warehousing/distribution and maintenance factors.
  5. Describe analysis methods and tools used in logistics and supportability analysis. The student should exhibit an understanding of life-cycle cost analysis, failure mode, effects and criticality analysis (FMECA), maintenance task analysis, level of repair analysis (LORA), and reliability centered maintenance (RCM).
  6. Analyze logistics in the production, utilization, sustaining support and retirement phases. The student should be able to exhibit an understanding of how it is applied.

Core Assessment:

Class Assessment:
There will be two examinations(Mid-Term and Final)and homework assigned each week. The homework will be assigned to assist in understanding the material and to prepare for the exams.

Mid-Term = 40%
Final Exam = 45%
Homework = 15%

Total = 100%

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Submission of homework one week late will result in half credit and no credit if more than two weeks late.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Students are expected to come to all classes and be on time.  Roll will be taken each class meeting.  Classes missed for legitimate reasons, such as illness, temporary duty, travel, are excused, however missed work must be completed.  Work is due at the next class meeting following the excused absence.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
July 14 - Chapter 1
July 15 - Chapter 2 and 3
July 16 - Chapter 4 and 5

Mid Term Exam

July 28 - Chapter 6
July 29 - Chapter 7, 8 and 9
July 30 - Final Exam

Academic Honesty:
Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life.   Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87

Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87

Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "WH".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89

Disability Guidelines:
Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .


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