Facts about the course

ECTS Credits:
Responsible department:
Faculty of Logistics
Course Leader:
Irina Gribkovskaia
Lecture Semester:
Spring, Autumn
Teaching language:
½ year

LOG820 Vehicle Routing (Spring 2020)

About the course

The course covers the following subject areas:

  • arc routing problem
  • traveling salesman problem
  • vehicle routing problem
  • variants of vehicle routing problem

For these topics, emphasis will be placed on solving problems with the classical construction heuristics and using mathematical models

The course is connected to the following study programs

Recommended requirements

Equivalent to requirements for the MSc program in Logistics and MSc program in Petroleum Logistics, quantitative background is recommended.

The student's learning outcomes after completing the course

By completing the course student will get in-depth knowledge of methods and techniques for routing vehicles serving customers in various logistics settings.

Forms of teaching and learning

Three hours of lectures per week.

Coursework requirements - conditions for taking the exam

  • Mandatory coursework: Assignment(s)
  • Courseworks given:
  • Courseworks required:
  • Presence: Not required
  • Comment: Oral exam based on several home assignments


Form of assessment:Written school assessment
Proportion: 70%
Duration: 4 Hours
Grading scale:Letter (A - F)
Support material: One A4 two-side sheet with own notes+calculator with empty memory + general dictionary in mother tongue/Norwegian/English in paper version.

Comment:4 hours written class exam counting 70% of the final grade.


Form of assessment:Home assessment
Proportion: 30%
Duration: One Semester
Grouping: Individual
Grading scale:Letter (A - F)
Support material: All printed and written supporting material

Comment: Home exam counting 30% of the final grade.


Required reading list is given in fronter at the semester start

Relevant literature:
Toth P. and Vigo D.: SIAM Monographs on Discrete Mathematics and Applications. Philadelphia 2014

Halskau Ø. and Gribkovskaia I.: Compendium in Routing Planning.

Last updated from FS (Common Student System) Oct. 24, 2021 2:20:13 PM