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Simulation in Production and Logistics

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Simulation in Production and Logistics
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Supply Chain Management, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016
Module code: MASCM-550
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
4V (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: according to optional course list
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Term paper with presentation

[updated 13.09.2018]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

MAMS-550 Marketing Science, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016 , optional course
MARPF-550 Accounting and Finance, Master, ASPO 01.10.2017 , optional course
MASCM-550 (P420-0432) Supply Chain Management, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016 , optional course
MASCM-550 (P420-0432) Supply Chain Management, Master, ASPO 01.04.2017 , optional course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 180 hours (equivalent to 6 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 135 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Thomas Bousonville
Prof. Dr. Thomas Bousonville
Anne Steinhaus

[updated 09.03.2016]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will be able to:
­- explain the possible applications of simulation for planning logistic systems,
­- independently map tasks from production and logistics in simulation models with the
simulation software "Plant Simulation"
- validate and analyze the generated models and evaluate the results with regard to their task,
- transfer the acquired knowledge to a realistic case study.

[updated 05.12.2019]
Module content:
1. Introduction to simulation
2. Modeling and simulating material flows with "Plant Simulation"
2.1. Predefined components
2.2. Using the internal programming language SimTalk
3. Principles of stochastic simulation
4. Procedure model for conducting a simulation study
5. Case study on consumption-oriented material supply

[updated 13.09.2018]
Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture, exercises on the PC, group work, presentation

[updated 13.09.2018]
Recommended or required reading:
- Bangsow, S.: Fertigungssimulationen mit Plant Simulation und SimTalk, München 2008
- Rabe, M., Spiekermann, S., Wenzel, S.: Verifikation und Validierung für die Simulation in Produktion
  und Logistik, Berlin-Heidelberg 2008
- Wenzel, S., Weiß, M., Collisi-Böhmer, S., Pitsch H., Rose, O.: Qualitätskriterien für die Simulation in Produktion
  und Logistik, Berlin Heidelberg 2008
- Kuhn, A., Rabe, M.: Simulation in Produktion und Logistik. Fallbeispielsammlung, Springer, 2002

[updated 20.11.2019]
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