Afternoon Session of FE Exam -
Industrial Discipline

Facilities and Logistics Topic Area



The following subtopics are covered in the Facilities and Logistics portion of the afternoon, Industrial Discipline examination:

A. Flow measurements and analysis (e.g., from/to charts, flow planning)
B. Layouts (e.g., types, distance metrics, planning, evaluation)
C. Location analysis (e.g., single facility location, multiple facility location, storage location within a facility)
D. Process capacity analysis (e.g., number of machines/people, trade-offs)
E. Material handling capacity analysis (storage & transport)
F. Supply chain design (e.g., warehousing, transportation, inventories)

The Facilities and Logistics portion covers approximately 12% of the afternoon session test content.