PLANNING METHODS FOR TRASPORTATION SYSTEMS AND LOGISTICS

PLANNING METHODS FOR TRASPORTATION SYSTEMS AND LOGISTICS

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Code
66223
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
6 credits during the 2nd year of 8734 Management Engineering (LM-31) SAVONA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
ING-INF/04
LANGUAGE
Italian (English on demand)
TEACHING LOCATION
SAVONA (Management Engineering)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course gives an overview of the main methods for planning logistic netwoorks and transportation systems.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

To provide the student with the methodological tools to be able to model, analyse, manage and control transportation and logistic systems.

To show the main decision problems related with planning and managing transportation and logistic systems.

To introduce the main software tools for solving decision problems in the area of transportation and logistic systems.

Teaching methods

Lectures, with some exercises developed in lab with specific software.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Introduction to transportation and logistic systems. Strategic and tactical planning in logistic systems (location, network design e service network design problems). Operational planning in logistic systems (vehicle routing and bin packing problems). Urban transport planning (traffic assignment, user equilibrium and system optimum). Dynamic models and control for road traffic systems. Introduction to maritime transportation and planning problems in seaport container terminals.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

E. Cascetta, Teoria e Metodi dell’Ingegneria dei Sistemi di Trasporto, UTET, 1998.

S. Pallottino, A. Sciomachen (Eds.), Scienze delle Decisioni per i Trasporti, Franco Angeli, 1999.

G. Ghiani, R. Musmanno, Modelli e Metodi per l’Organizzazione di Sistemi Logistici, Pitagora Editrice Bologna, 2000.

G.Ghiani, G. Laporte, R. Musmanno, Introduction to Logistic Systems Planning and Control, Wiley, 2004.

C. Barnhart, G. Laporte (Eds.), Transportation, Handbooks in Operations Research and Management Science, vol.14, North-Holland, 2007.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

CLAUDIA CABALLINI (President)

SILVIA SIRI

SIMONA SACONE

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures, with some exercises developed in lab with specific software.

ORARI

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PLANNING METHODS FOR TRASPORTATION SYSTEMS AND LOGISTICS

EXAMS

Exam description

The exam is oral. It is also possible to develop a project (team work).

Assessment methods

The professor will evaluate if the student has learnt new knowledge in the area of modelling and planning  transportation and logistic systems by asking him/her some questions about the specific topics dealt with in the Course.