On the basis of
- TØL4041 Sustainable Development
- TØL4031 Quality and Risk Management
- TØL4051 Information Systems Strategy
- TØL4021 Management and Leadership for sustainability
- TØL4151 Life Cycle Assessment or TØL4161 Sustainable Products Innovation
Expected learning outcomes
After completing the course, the student is supposed to have
knowledge about fundamental concept, strategies, principles and philosophy for sustainable processes and management
knowledge about Total Productive Maintenance
knowledge about Reverese logistics
knowledge about Disassembly and remanufactuirng
knowledge about Cleaner production
Carry out analysis and sythesis og manufacturing systems
Propose improvements to the existing manufacturing systems or develop new manufacturing systems with focus on sustainability
Model and reason about manufacturing systems using formal constructs
ability to use IT-tools for simulation of production, Discrete Event Simulation, with focus on calculations for sustainability
ability to develop sustainable production systems
ability to develop disassembly, remaufacturing and cleaning processes
The older set of topics
Introduction to Operations management, Scheduling, capacity planning and production planning
Total Productive Maintenance, Maintenance for Sustainable Manufacturing
Plant Layout and material flow design and Discrete Event Simulations
Supply chain design and management
Sustainable Manufacturing Processes
Recylability, reverse logistics
Dissasembly and remanufacturing
Design for sustainable manufacturing
The new set of topics is presented below. The boldface topics are the additional ones that are propose to introduce.
- Systems thinking and systems engineering in context og manufacturing
- Sustainable supply chains
- Planning and scheduling for sustainability
- Maintenance for sustainable manufacturing
- Sustainable manufacturing processes
- Discrete-event systems and discrete-event simulation
- Intelligent systems for manufacturing
- Changeable manufacturing
Teaching Methods (additional text)
The course will be made accessible for both campus- and remote students. Every student is free to choose the pedagogic arrangement form that is best fitted for her/his own requirement.
The lectures in the course will be given on campus and are open for both categories of students. Lectures that sum up the main issues in the lecture will also be available on internet through GUC’s learning management system (Fronter).
Tutoring is given at campus in accordance to announced times. In addition there will be at least one gathering at campus for remote students with mandatory laboratory exercises.
Tutoring is also available through internet.
All learning materials, lectures and tutoring will be in English. All hand-ins and exams must be in English.
Form(s) of Assessment
Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)
Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)
Internal examiners. External examiner every 4 years, next time 2015.
Re-send of report. New deadline for improved report
- 6 individual assignment works – 4 must be approved
- Mandatory presence in seminars and exercises
Collection of articles from compendium