Basic Logistics Algorithms, 6 credits

Grundläggande logistikalgoritmer, 6 hp

TNSL20

Main field of study

Logistics

Course level

First cycle

Course type

Programme course

Examiner

Valentin Polishchuk

Director of studies or equivalent

Erik Bergfeldt

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 40 h
Recommended self-study hours: 120 h
ECV = Elective / Compulsory / Voluntary
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus ECV
6KFTL Air Transportation and Logistics, Bachelor's Programme 3 (Autumn 2017) 1 3 English Norrköping C
6KLOG Civic Logistics, Bachelor´s Programme 3 (Autumn 2017) 1 3 English Norrköping E

Main field of study

Logistics

Course level

First cycle

Advancement level

G2X

Course offered for

  • Air Transportation and Logistics, Bachelor's Programme
  • Civic Logistics, Bachelor´s Programme

Prerequisites

Basic algorithmic and/or programming concepts.
 

Intended learning outcomes

The course introduces the students to several models of basic logistics problems and algorithms for their solution. After the course students should be able to:

  • Identify critical tasks in project planning
  • Schedule maximum number of non-conflicting jobs
  • Optimally allocate tasks to processing facilities
  • Find stable distributions of goods
  • Program MATLAB routines for basic logistic problems

Course content

  • Assignment and matching
  • Paths and flows in transportation networks
  • Covering and packing
  • Facility location
  • MATLAB scripts and functions

Teaching and working methods

The course consists of lectures and seminars. The lectures give the theoretical background. During the seminars, assignments and problems are discussed. 

Examination

UPG1Hand-in assignments3 creditsU, G
TEN1Written examination3 creditsU, 3, 4, 5

Grades

Four-grade scale, LiU, U, 3, 4, 5

Department

Institutionen för teknik och naturvetenskap

Director of Studies or equivalent

Erik Bergfeldt

Examiner

Valentin Polishchuk

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 40 h
Recommended self-study hours: 120 h

Course literature

Fastställs senare.
Code Name Scope Grading scale
UPG1 Hand-in assignments 3 credits U, G
TEN1 Written examination 3 credits U, 3, 4, 5
Fastställs senare.

Note: The course matrix might contain more information in Swedish.

I = Introduce, U = Teach, A = Utilize
I U A Modules Comment
1. DISCIPLINARY KNOWLEDGE AND REASONING
1.1 Knowledge of underlying mathematics and science (G1X level)
X
X
TEN1
UPG1
Some assumed as knowledge, some given as repetition.
1.2 Fundamental engineering knowledge (G1X level)
X

                            
1.3 Further knowledge, methods, and tools in one or several subjects in engineering or natural science (G2X level)
X
TEN1
UPG1

                            
1.4 Advanced knowledge, methods, and tools in one or several subjects in engineering or natural sciences (A1X level)

                            
1.5 Insight into current research and development work

                            
2. PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
2.1 Analytical reasoning and problem solving
X
TEN1
UPG1

                            
2.2 Experimentation, investigation, and knowledge discovery

                            
2.3 System thinking
X

                            
2.4 Attitudes, thought, and learning

                            
2.5 Ethics, equity, and other responsibilities
X
Ability to identify problems.
3. INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: TEAMWORK AND COMMUNICATION
3.1 Teamwork
X
UPG1

                            
3.2 Communications

                            
3.3 Communication in foreign languages
X

                            
4. CONCEIVING, DESIGNING, IMPLEMENTING AND OPERATING SYSTEMS IN THE ENTERPRISE, SOCIETAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTEXT
4.1 External, societal, and environmental context
X
TEN1
UPG1

                            
4.2 Enterprise and business context

                            
4.3 Conceiving, system engineering and management
X
TEN1
UPG1

                            
4.4 Designing

                            
4.5 Implementing

                            
4.6 Operating

                            
5. PLANNING, EXECUTION AND PRESENTATION OF RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS WITH RESPECT TO SCIENTIFIC AND SOCIETAL NEEDS AND REQUIREMENTS
5.1 Societal conditions, including economic, social, and ecological aspects of sustainable development for knowledge development

                            
5.2 Economic conditions for knowledge development

                            
5.3 Identification of needs, structuring and planning of research or development projects

                            
5.4 Execution of research or development projects

                            
5.5 Presentation and evaluation of research or development projects

                            

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