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INE-3608 Manufacturing Logistics - 5 stp

The course is administrated by

Faculty of Engineering Science and Technology

Type of course

The course can be taken as a single course.

Course contents

Definitions and terms. The supply chain. Planning and forecasting. Production scheduling. Capacity planning. Layouts. Calculating material requirements. Inventory management. ABC inventory analysis. Manufacturing concepts (MRP I, MRP II, JIT, KANBAN etc.). Flow analysis. Flow oriented and lean manufacturing. Short-term scheduling. ERP-systems.

Application deadline

Applicants from Nordic countries: 1 December Exchange students and Fulbright students: 1 October

Admission requirements

A relevant undergraduate bachelor Engineering program with minimum 30 credits Mathematics/statistics topics.

Application code 9371

Objective of the course

After having finished the course and passed the exam the students will have a broad knowledge and understanding of the principles and concepts related to logistics, especially internal logistics and operations within a manufacturing company. The students will also be able to understand the relations between the different processes and their importance to the profitability of a company, and know about principles, tools and systems used to develop and improve these processes.

After passing the course, students will have the following learning outcomes:

Knowledge and understanding:



Language of instruction


Teaching methods

Concentrated classroom lectures, self studies, individual exercises, and team exercises.


Coursework / Course requirements

It is prepared for a total of nine exercises, seven of these are mandatory. The mandatory exercises have to be answered in writing, handed in and approved by the teacher. Submission deadlines will be specified in the task text. 

Examination and assessment

3 hour written exam account for 100% of the grade in the course.

The grading will be done by using an A-F grading scale, where F is a fail.

A re-sit exam will be arranged for this course.

Date for examination

Oral exam 02.06.2021

The date for the exam can be changed. The final date will be announced at your faculty early in May and early in November.

Lectures Spring 2021