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LOG731 Networks Logistics

LOG731 Networks Logistics

Course code: 
LOG731
Course name: 
Networks Logistics
Program of study: 
Master of Science in Sustainable Energy Logistics
Course name in Norwegian Bokmål: 
Networks Logistics
Course name in Norwegian Nynorsk: 
Networks Logistics
Campus: 
Molde
Credits: 
7.5
Level of study: 
2. syklus (master)
Teaching semester: 
2016 Høst
Assessment semester: 
2016 Høst
Language of instruction: 
Engelsk
Language of examination: 
Engelsk
Language of litterature: 
Engelsk
Required prerequisite knowledge

Equivalent to requirements for the MSc program in logistics, a quantitative background is required

Course content

The course covers the following subject areas:

  • Introduction to logistics networks (logistics activities, material and information flows, objectives of logistics, typical logistics planning problems on networks) 
  • Fundamentals of logistics (management of logistics systems, inventory management, production management)

  • Flow planning in logistics networks (transportation problem, transshipment problem, network flow problems - minimum cost flow, maximum flow, shortest path, critical path)
  • Logistics network design (supplier selection, facility location, assignment problem, minimal spanning tree, network design)
  • Routing flows in networks (arc routing, vehicle routing)
Learning outcome

After having completed the course students will know different structures of logistics networks, main logistics activities and flows in logistics networks, fundamentals of inventory-, production- and supply chain management, how to design logistics networks and plan flows and routes in networks.

Working and learning activities

3 hours of lectures per week.

Evaluation

Required reading list is given in fronter at the semester start

Relevant literature:
Written final examination counting 50% of the final grade and several home assignments counting in total 50% of the final grade.

Curriculum

Selected chapters from books and scientific papers.

VurderingsformGrupperingVarighetVarighetstypeKarakterskalaAndelKommentarHjelpemidlerHjelpemidler
SkoleeksamenIndividuell4timerBokstavkarakter (A - F)50 One A4 sheet with your own notes.Egen liste. Se under
HjemmeeksamenIndividuell 1semesterBokstavkarakter (A - F)50 All published and written materials. Egen liste. Se under
Vurderinger:
Form of assessment:Skoleeksamen
Grouping:Individuell
Duration:4
Type of duration:timer
Grading scale:Bokstavkarakter (A - F)
Proportion:50
Comment:
Supported material:One A4 sheet with your own notes.
Support material:Egen liste. Se under
Form of assessment:Hjemmeeksamen
Grouping:Individuell
Duration: 1
Type of duration:semester
Grading scale:Bokstavkarakter (A - F)
Proportion:50
Comment:
Supported material:All published and written materials.
Support material:Egen liste. Se under