LG302 Logistics Engineering

for F2R 2007

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LG 302 Logistics Engineering


F2R 2007 SCX


Moore, Lester W.


Adjunct Facultry Member: Logistics Management


PhD: (Candidate): General Human Services & Criminal Justice.
MA:  International Relations & Procurement Acquistions.
BS:  Management & Human Resources.

Office Location

Scott AFB, IL 62221

Office Hours

09:00 -  17:00

Daytime Phone

(314)-705-2748 (Cell Phone)

Other Phone

(618)-222-0819 (Home)





Semester Dates

22 October 2007 - 16 December 2007

Class Days


Class Time

8:00 - 1:00 PM


LG: 302 System Engineering & Analysis

Credit Hours



Blanchard, Logistics Engineering & Management, 6th edition, Pearson.
ISBN: 0131429156

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Additional Resources:

1.  Scientific calculator (Programmable preferred).
2.  IE Transition (Institute of Industrial Engineering.
3.  Quality Management Journal.

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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. 3:0:3 Prerequisite: LG201

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:

In addition to reading text materials prior to discussion in meetings and adequate attendance, requirements for successfully completing the coure are as follows:
  • HOME WORK:  Homeworks assignments will be reviewed for credible effort and accomplishments.
  • EXAMINATIONS:  Two (2) examinations will be given at appropriate course milestones as indicated in the course outline.
  • A mid-term examination will be given during the 4th week and a final examination during the 8th week.  Examinations will consist of multiple choice, True/False, and the interpretation and resolution of problems.  Make-up tests will be permitted only when prior arrangements are made and/or when the circumstances are explained to the instructor's satisfaction.


The grading will be determined in the following manner.   The final numerical rating will be the calculated based on the following totals for each activity:
  • HOMEWORK:            50 points
  • Mid-TERM EXAM:   100 points
  • FINAL EXAM:          100 points
SPECIAL NOTE:   At the instructor's descretion, there is always the possibility of a pop quiz to validate the students' understanding of the previous week's reading assignments, therfore, come to class prepared.
Each student will be graded on academic achievement and letter grades assigned based on the following scale:
  • A            (235 - 250)
  • B            (217 - 234)
  • C            (200 - 216)
  • D            (182 - 199)
  • F             (181 or lower)

The course grade for students will be based on the overall average of homework and tests taken during the course in accordance with the weighting of the various requirements as stated in the syllabus.

All final exams in all School of Business and Management courses will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes. They will constitute 30% of the total course grade and will not be a take-home exam. They will be completed during the test week in the period designated by the registrar or by the Proctor in the case online courses. If calculators are allowed, they will not be multifunctional electronic devices that include features such as: phones, cameras, instant messaging, pagers, and so forth. Electronic Computers will not be allowed on final exams unless an exception is made by the Dean of the School of Business and Management.

Late Submission of Course Materials:
All assignments are due on the dates noted in the course syllabus and in the weekly unit instructions.  Late work will only be accepted with prior consent of the instructor.  All work is due by 9:00 PM, CST Thursday of the next week.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:

Everyone is expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

Course Topic/Date/Assignment
Week 1:    Chapters 1 and 2
Week 2:   Chapter 3
Week 3:   Chapter 4
Week 4:   Midterm
Week 5:   Chapter 5
Week 6:   Chapter 6
Week 7:   Chapter 7 & 8
Week 8:   Chapter 8 - Final

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 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-86
"Academic honesty is required of all members of a learning community. Hence Park University will not tolerate cheating or plagiarism on tests, examinations, papers or other course assignments. Students who engage in such dishonesty may be given failing grades or expelled from Park University.

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 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85
Park University.  Plagiarism, the appropriation of imitation of the language or ideas of another person and presenting them as one's original work - sometimes occurs through carelessness or ignorance.  Students who are uncertain about proper documentation of sources should consult the instructors."

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.
  3. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  4. 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 "F".
  5. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  6. 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.
  7. 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 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-88

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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