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Holistic Production Systems and their Methods

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Holistic Production Systems and their Methods
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Industrial Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2021
Module code: WIB21-WPM-I-707
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.
2V+1U+1P (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: 5
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:

[updated 08.05.2023]
Exam recurrence:
The information regarding exam recurrence is found within the exam policy of the study programme (ASPO).
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

WIB21-WPM-I-707 (P450-0046) Industrial Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2021 , semester 5, 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 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):

[updated 11.04.2024]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dieter Arendes
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dieter Arendes

[updated 08.07.2022]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module students will:
•        be able to explain and evaluate principles of holistic production systems
•        be able to describe and apply selected methods for error prevention and analysis
•        be able to apply selected holistic production system methods to optimize production processes
•        be able to design simple pull systems, especially with Kanban, Heijunka
•        be able to analyze and optimize processes, in particular production and set-up processes, with regard to holistic production system principles
•        be able to carry out value stream analyses with assistance
•        be able to explain the basic features of Six Sigma and apply selected tools
•        be able to apply the methods for decision analysis and problem solving according to Kepner/Tregoe

[updated 08.05.2023]
Module content:
•        Basics of production systems
•        Principles: pull principle, just in time, process orientation, transparency, flexibility (variants, quantities, life cycles) and Chaku Chaku lines
•        Methods: 5S, error prevention (Six Sigma, PokaYoke, ...), error analysis (5W, ...), problem analysis according to Kepner/Tregoe, continuous improvement, TPM, OEE, Kanban, Heijunka, SMED set-up, value stream analysis and design

[updated 08.05.2023]
Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture with exercises, as well as videos from teaching and industry.
Business games and exercises in the model factory or learning workshops
Lecture notes as a collection of slides, incl. questions and exercises.

[updated 08.05.2023]
Recommended or required reading:
•        Bertagnolli, F., Lean Management, Springer Gabler, 2018
•        Gorecki, P., Pautsch, P.:Praxisbuch Lean Management, Hanser Verlag, 2018
•        Dombrowski , U. / Mielke, T.: Ganzheitliche Produktionssysteme, VDI-Verlag, 2015
•        Erlach, K., Wertstromdesign: Der Weg zur schlanken Fabrik, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2010
•        Brunner, F.J., Japanische Erfolgskonzepte, Hanser- Verlag, 2011 :
•        Dickmann, P., Schlanker Materialfluss, Springer-Verlag, 2007
•        Womack, J. P., Jones, D. T., Auf dem Weg zum perfekten Unternehmen, Heyne-Verlag, 1998
•        Eversheim, W., Gestaltung von Produktionssystemen, Springer-Verlag, 1999

[updated 08.05.2023]
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