LG302 Logistics Engineering

for F2DD 2011

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LG 302 Logistics Engineering


F2DD 2011 DC


Reid, Ernest C.


Senior Instructor


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

Office Location

Building 11, Section 9 (By Appointment)

Office Hours

4-6PM Monday-Friday

Daytime Phone





Semester Dates

October 17 - December 10, 2011

Class Days

October 19 - December 7, 2011

Class Time




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.

  Instructor Learning Outcomes
  1. Describe Life Cycle Cost Analysis
  2. Review and analyze Reliability and Maintainability
  3. Develop a Work Breakdown Structure
Core Assessment:

Class Assessment:

Mid Term Exam - 200 Points
Final Exam - 300 Points  
Quiz 1 - 100 Points
Quiz 2 - 100 Points
Homework - 300 Points
Total - 1000 Points
Points are assigned based on the percentage grade received on the assignment, for example if you receive 90% on the Mid Term Exam, the points you receive will be 180 Points (.90x200).
Homework is assigned weeks 1-3 and 5-7 (6) based on the material covered (provided below), 50 points are available each week for a total of 300 points for the course. Points are assigned based on percentage grade received each week for the homework.
Quiz 1 will be given Week 3 (comprehensive covering core learning outcomes)
Quiz 2 will be given Week 6 (comprehensive covering core learning outcomes)


900-1000 Points = A
800-899 Points = B
700-799 Points = C
600-699 Points = D
Less than 600 Points = F

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 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.

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. Please contact the instructor if scheduling issues such as travel, sickness, etc will cause homework turn-in issues.

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:

October 19: Chapter 1 & 2; Chapter 1 Homework, Pages 44-45, Questions 4, 6, 7, 11, 13, 21, and 28. Chapter 2 Homework, Pages 74-76, Problems 3, 4, 8 (I&II)
October 26: Chapter 3 Homework, Pages 119-120, Questions 1, 5, 7, 8, 11, 23
November 2: Chapter 4 Homework, Pages 188-189, Questions 1, 3, 8, 16,, 17, 20, 23
November 9: Chapter 5 Homework, Pages 246-247, Questions 1, 7, 9, 12, 24, 27
November 16: Chapter 6 Homework, Pages 316-317, Questions 2, 4, 8, 11, 19, 25, 27
November 23: Chapter 7 Homework, Pages 346-349, Questions 1, 5, 6, 8, 17, 25, 28,
November 30: Chapter 8 Homework, Pages 369-371, Questions 1, 4, 9, 13, 14, 15, 29
December 7: Chapter 9 Homework, Pages 431-432, Questions 1, 3, 13, 14, 26

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 students and faculty members are encouraged to take advantage of the University resources available for learning about academic honesty (www.park.edu/current or http://www.park.edu/faculty/).from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 93

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. from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 93

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 "F".
  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 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 96

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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