Facts about the course

Study points:
7.5
Responsible department:
Faculty of Logistics
Course Leader:
Arild Hoff
Lecture Semester:
Spring
Teaching language:
English
Duration:
½ year

LOG530 Distribution Planning (Spring 2020)

About the course

<p>The course considers the following topics:</p><ul><li><p>Transportation and transshipment situations / -models</p></li><li><p>Location and allocation problems</p></li><li><p>Different types of network problems</p></li><li><p>Specific network problems, like the Postman Problem, the Travelling Salesman Problem, the Minimal Span Problem</p></li></ul><p>When presenting the different course topics, it is emphasized on solving problems using computer software packages.</p>

The course is connected to the following study programs

The student's learning outcomes after completing the course

After finishing the course, the student is expected to:

  • Have knowledge about models for physical distribution in different logistic situations

  • Be able to formulate and solve logistic models using computer software

Forms of teaching and learning

3 hours of lectures per week

Examination

Form of assessment: Written school assessment
Proportion: 60%
Duration: 5 Hours
Grouping: Individual
Grading scale: Letter (A - F)
Support material: All printed and written supporting material + calculator that may contain data

Form of assessment: Home assessment
Proportion: 20%
Grouping: Individual
Grading scale: Letter (A – F)
Support material: All printed and written supporting material

Form of assessment: Home assessment
Proportion: 10%
Grouping: Group
Grading scale: Letter (A - F)
Support material: All printed and written supporting material

Form of assessment: Home assessment
Proportion: 10%
Grouping: Group
Grading scale: Letter (A - F)
Support material: All printed and written supporting material

Syllabus

Required reading list is given in Canvas at the semester start

Recommended literature:

Ragsdale, Cliff T. Managerial Decision Modeling. 6th Edition. South Western Publishing (book)
Hoff, Arild. Distribution Planning - Some examples (compendium)

Last updated from FS (Common Student System) Nov. 15, 2019 12:30:33 PM