OPTIMISATION AND CONTROL OF LOGISTICS SYSTEMS

OPTIMISATION AND CONTROL OF LOGISTICS SYSTEMS

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Code
80268
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
6 credits during the 2nd year of 8733 Computer Engineering (LM-32) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
ING-INF/04
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Computer Engineering)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course presents the main optimization and control models and methods for planning and organizing logistic networks.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to present general issues and provide basic knowledge about the theory and technologies for optimizing and controlling logistic systems.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The learning outcomes of the course are the following, always with reference to planning/organizing logistic networks:

- identification of the decisional class to which a specific problem belongs;

- definition of the most appropriate modelling method for the problem

- problem statement

- definition of the most adequate solution methodology for the problem

- identification of a software solution for the problem

- definition and discussion of the problem relevance and effects on the overall system planning.

PREREQUISITES

Basics of operations research, basics of systems theory.

Teaching methods

The course is teached by aula lessons with some exercises in laboratory

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Introduction to logistics.

Hierarchical architecture for decisions in complex systems with specific focus on logistic networks.

Strategic decisions in logistics: location problems in multimodal systems, network design problems.

Tactical decisions in logistics: inventory control problems, service network design problems.

Operational decisions in logistics: vehicle loading problems (general loading problems and specific cases with specific focus on trains and ships), vehicle routing problems, vehicle scheduling problems, crew scheduling.

On-line monitoring and control of operations in logistics.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Gianpaolo Ghiani, Gilbert Laporte, Roberto Musmanno, “Introduction to Logistics Systems Planning and Control”, John Wiley and Sons, New York, 2004.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

SIMONA SACONE (President)

SILVIA SIRI

MICHELA ROBBA

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The course is teached by aula lessons with some exercises in laboratory

ORARI

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EXAMS

Exam description

The evaluation consists in an oral exam.

Assessment methods

Formalization and solution of decision-making problems related to the organization of logistics network activities