MAST2011 - Material and Production Management


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours A

Course content

Operation and control models for production and logistics. Control principles. MRP/MRP II/ERP: Material Requirements Planning, Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning. Cyclic planning and Optimized Production Technology. Japanese Production philosophy, Lean Manufacturing, Toyota Production System. Kanban, Heijunka, Polca og Quick Response Manufacturing. Value Stream Mapping. Scheduling and Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES). Group technology, layout and material flow analysis.

Learning outcome

Knowledge: the students should have basic understanding and knowledge of the logistical processes and control processes in a manufacturing company, together with knowledge about principles, tools and systems to analyze, develop and perform these processes.

Skills: The students should be able to analyze a manufacturing system, propose improvement schemes and manage and implement improvement projects. The students should be able to manage the operation of a manufacturing company.

General competence: After completion of this course, the student will have understanding of the significance of efficient manufacturing and material flow on the competitiveness of companies, and how this creates increased customer value.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and exercises.

Compulsory assignments

  • Assignments

Further on evaluation

Mandatory work from previous semester can be accepted by the Department by re-take of an examination if there haven't been any significant changes later.

Postponed exam (re-sit examination) in August. At postponed exam, a written exam may be changed to an oral exam.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Mechanical Engineering (BIMASKIN)

Course materials

Will be given at the beginning of the semester.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2022

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Engineering Subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 A 2022-05-12 09:00
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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