Course syllabus - Industrial Systems, 7.5 credits
Autumn semester 2020
G1N (First cycle, has only upper-secondary level entry requirements).
School of Innovation, Design and Engineering
Course literature is preliminary up to 8 weeks before course start. Course literature can be valid over several semesters.
Essentials of operations management
Harlow, England : Financial Times Prentice Hall, 2011. - xxiii, 328 p.
ISBN: 0273756192 LIBRIS-ID: 18395982
The aim of the course is to give an overview of different types of industrial systems with a special focus on production systems. The course will provide an introduction to the systems perspective as well as a basic understanding of how industrial systems are designed and developed, as well as the structure and business models of the organizations behind them.
After completing the course the student shall be able to:
1. Describe different types of industrial systems and their applications.
2. Give a general description of the system perspective and system development.
3. Describe the structure of the production system and how its performance is followed up and developed.
4. Explain the structure and business models of industrial companies.
Overview of different types of industrial systems and their applications
The production system and its structure
System perspective and system development
Industrial processes, goals and strategies
Industrial companies' structures and business models, in particular how a profit-making company is built from vision to business model and structurally from owner to employee.
Mathematics C or Mathematics 3b/3c
Written examination (TEN1), 4 credits, examines outcomes 1-4, marks Fail (U), 3, 4 or 5
Assignment (INL1), 2,5 credits, examines learning outcomes 1, 2 and 4, marks Fail (U) or Pass (G).
Seminar (SEM1), 1 credit, examines learning outcomes 1, 2 and 4, marks Fail (U) or Pass (G).
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Grading scale: 5, 4, 3