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Simulation in Production and Logistics

Module name (EN): Simulation in Production and Logistics
Degree programme: Industrial Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2014
Module code: WIMAScWPF-FÜ7
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2V+2U (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 6
Semester: 3
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Term paper with presentation

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
MSCM-380 Supply Chain Management, Master, ASPO 01.10.2012, semester 3, optional course
WIMAScWPF-FÜ7 Industrial Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2014, semester 3, optional course
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
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Thomas Bousonville

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module students will be able to:
­- explain the possible applications of simulation for planning logistic systems,
­- independently map specific tasks from production and logistics in simulation models with the "Plant Simulation" simulation software,
-- validate and analyze the generated models and evaluate the results with regard to their task,
-- apply their acquired knowledge to more complex questions from operational practice.

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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

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture, exercises on the PC, group work, presentation

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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,

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