Course syllabus - Internal Logistics in Industry 4.0, 2.5 credits
Autumn semester 2020
A1N (Second cycle, has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements).
Product and Process Development
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.
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The objective of the course is to increase student's ability to analyze and design internal logistics systems in industrial manufacturing, considering potentials of Industry 4.0 technologies and techniques. Through the course, students will gain knowledge on the role and contribution of internal logistics in relation to the production system and its performance, and finding suitable logistics solutions to achieve higher production efficiency and performance.
After completed the course, the student shall:
1. Describe the value creation of internal logistics in relation to the production system and its performance
2. Analyze limitations and potential improvement possibilities of current internal logistics processes and systems considering potentials of Industry 4.0 technologies and techniques
3. Demonstrate the ability to improve the design of internal logistics system by selecting and using different Industry 4.0 technologies and techniques
The internal logistics system and its structure as well as relation to the overall production system.
Efficiency and performance improvements in internal logistics.
Relevant technologies and technologies within Industry 4.0, as well as its potentials and challenges, for internal logistics.
Design of internal logistics systems 4.0
A completed Bachelor's degree from an institution of higher education of three years or more, equivalent to 180 credits, within the fields of Technology/Engineering. In addition, Swedish course B/Swedish course 3 and English course A/English course 6 are required. For courses given entirely in English exemption is made from the requirement in Swedish course B/Swedish course 3.
Seminar (SEM1), 0,5 credits, examines the learning objective 1, marks Fail (U) or Pass (G)
Written assignment (INL1), 1 credits, examines the learning objective 2, marks Fail (U) or Pass(G)
Seminar (SEM2), 1 credits, examines the learning objective 2-3 , marks Fail (U) or Pass (G)
A student who has a certificate from MDH regarding a disability has the opportunity to submit a request for supportive measures during written examinations or other forms of examination, in accordance with the Rules and Regulations for Examinations at First-cycle and Second-cycle Level at Mälardalen University (2016/0601). It is the examiner who takes decisions on any supportive measures, based on what kind of certificate is issued, and in that case which measures are to be applied.
Suspicions of attempting to deceive in examinations (cheating) are reported to the Vice-Chancellor, in accordance with the Higher Education Ordinance, and are examined by the University’s Disciplinary Board. If the Disciplinary Board considers the student to be guilty of a disciplinary offence, the Board will take a decision on disciplinary action, which will be a warning or suspension.Study guide
Interim provision and other journals
The course overlaps 2.5 credits with KPP241 Supply Chain Management.