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TPK4135 - Manufacturing Logistics

About

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

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

Course content

Key topics explored in the course include:

  • Operation and control models for production and logistics
  • Control principles
  • Material Requirements Planning (MRP), Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP II), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
  • Cyclic planning and Optimized Production Technology
  • Japanese production philosophy, including Lean Manufacturing, Toyota Production System, Quick Response Manufacturing, and Value Stream Mapping
  • Scheduling, sequencing and Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES)
  • Layout, material handling, and material flow analysis
  • Industry 4.0 / Logistics 4.0
  • Sustainability

Learning outcome

Knowledge. After completion of the course, the student will have basic understanding and knowledge of the logistics and control processes in a manufacturing company, in addition to knowledge about principles, tools and systems to analyse, develop and perform these processes.

Skills. After completion of the course, the student will have skills to analyse a manufacturing system, evaluate and propose improvement initiatives, and manage and implement improvement projects. The course will also give skills to manage the operation of a manufacturing company.

General competence. After completion of the course, the student will have an understanding of how efficient manufacturing and rapid material flow impact on the competitiveness of a company, and how good manufacturing logistics creates customer value.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures. Team-based exercises based on cases.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises

Further on evaluation

In case of re-take of an examination, mandatory work from a previous semester can be accepted by the Department if there have not been any significant changes.

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

Specific conditions

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

Required previous knowledge

Knowledge corresponding to TPK4100 Operations Management.

Course materials

Will be given at the beginning of the semester.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SIO3047 7.5
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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2023

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Industrial Economics
  • Technological subjects

Examination

Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 A
Room Building Number of candidates
Summer UTS School exam 100/100 A
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.
Examination

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