LG302 Logistics Engineering

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LG 302 Logistics Engineering


S1R 2012 SC


Moore, Lester W.





Office Location

Scott Air Force, IL 62226

Office Hours

07:30 - 05:30 (Monday - Friday)

Daytime Phone


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Semester Dates

01/16/2012 - 03/11/2012

Class Days


Class Time

7:45 - 10:15 PM



Credit Hours



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

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Course Description:
LG302 Logistics Engineering: 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

Educational Philosophy:

The facilitator’s educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, readings, quizzes, dialogues, examinations, internet, videos, web sites and writings. The facilitator will engage each learner in what is referred to as disputatious learning to encourage the lively exploration of ideas, issues and contradictions.

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 course are as follows:
  • Homework: Homeworks assigments 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 wil be given during the 4th week and a final examination during the 8th week. Examinations will consist of multiple choice, true and false, and the interpertation and resolution of problems. Makeup tests will be premitted only when prior arrangements are made and/or when the circumstances are explained to the instructor's satifaction.


Grading will be based on 1000 points allocated as follows:
Test 1: Midterm:..................300 points (30% of final grade)
Test 2: Final Exam:..............300 points (30% of final grade)
Class Participation:..............200 points (20% of final grade)
Homework Assignments......200 points (20% of final grade)
Total:                                 1000 points (100%)
Special Note:
At the instructor's descertion, there is always the possibility of a pop quiz to validate the student's understanding of the previous week's reading assignments, therefore, come to class prepared. Each student will be graded on academic achievement and letter grades assigned based on the following scale:
  • A (900 - 1000 points)
  • B (800 - 899 points)
  • C (700 - 799 points)
  • D (600 - 699 points)
  • F  (Below 600 points)

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:
Students missing class for any reason are required to read the assignment for the class period. Students missing a class when an examination was given must make arrangements with the instructor prior to rescheduling the examination(s). In the event active duty members that are required to deploy, a copy of military orders should be mailed to the instructor at one of the email addresses listed on the syllabus. Late submission of the material that has the instructor's approval will not receive a penalty, however, non-approved late submission(s) will be reduced by one letter grade. Examinations may be made up provided  the student has made arrangements with the instructor prior to the examination(s).  If no arrangement have been made, a grade of zero will be assigned.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Everyone is expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times.  Students are expected to communicate with the instructor regarding absences, perceived deficiencies in coursework performance, etc, etc. Park University policies regarding academic honesty/plagiarism will be strictly enforced.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

Week 1: Chapters 1 & 2
Week 2: Chapter 3
Week 3: Chapter 4 (Midterm Review)
Week 4: Midterm
Week 5: Chapter 5
Week 6: Chapter 6
Week 7: Chapter 7
Week 8 Chapter 8 (Final Review) 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 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 .

Additional Information:
The instructors will provide various journals and/or articles on Logistics Engineering & Management for class discussions.


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