Checking date: 12/07/2020

Course: 2020/2021

Production and logistics system design and simulation
Study: Bachelor in Industrial Technologies Engineering (256)

Coordinating teacher: GARCIA GUTIERREZ, ISABEL

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Mechanical Engineering

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
First and second year courses.
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
-Knowledge and capability for system modeling and simulation. - Capability for the analysis, design, simulation and optimization of processes and products. -Practical knowledge of production systems and processes. Quality control.
Description of contents: programme
-Linear programming models for productive and logistic system optimization. -Models for the design and redesign of products and processes. -Integer linear programming models: models for the location and design of industrial plants, resources planning, production programming... -Quantitative analysis and optimization. Solving techniques for linear models. -Results analysis and economic interpretation. -Simulation of production systems. Introduction. -Simulation model structuring. -Quantitative analysis in simulation. Simulation result analysis and economic interpretation. -Use of simulation for improvement and quality control for productive systems.
Learning activities and methodology
Lectures, exercises, practical sessions, cases and assignments to be carried out by the students and discussed during the sessions, autonomous student work, individual and group toutoring. Practical sessions in the laboratory. Participation in the partial and final evaluation sessions.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Basic Bibliography
  • Frederick S. Hillier, Mark S. Hillier y Gerald J. Lieberman. Métodos cuantitativos para la administración. McGraw-Hill. 2000
  • TAHA, HAMDY A.. "Investigación de operaciones: una introducción".. Prentice Hall.. 1998
  • Theory presentation and problems.. Distributed through Aula Global.. Área de Ingeniería de Organización. .
Additional Bibliography
  • Law, A. and Kelton W.D.. Simulation Modeling and Analysis. McGraw-Hill. USA. 3rd edition.. 2000.

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.