MG3005 System Dynamics for Production Systems Design and Performance Analysis 6.0 credits

Systemdynamik vid utveckling och analys av produktionssystem

Please note

This course has been cancelled.

The course aims to cover major aspects of production system design and performance analysis using system dynamics (SD) approach. The course will also include modeling and simulation of complex manufacturing system and demonstrate process of sustainable decision making using SD.

  • Education cycle

    Third cycle
  • Main field of study

  • Grading scale

    P, F

Last planned examination: spring 21.

At present this course is not scheduled to be offered.

Intended learning outcomes

After the course the students will be able to,

· Demonstrate knowledge in theory and principles of system dynamics

· Create mental models for complex systems and indentify balancing (B) and reinforcing (R) or combined B-R scenarios, specially for production systems and processes

· Model and analyze complex dynamic systems

· Make qualified decisionsconcerning process and system design in production   

Course main content

The aim of the course is to train production engineers in System Dynamics.

The course aims to cover major aspects of production system design and performance analysis using system dynamics (SD) approach. The course will also include modeling and simulation of complex production systems and demonstrate process of decision making using SD.

Eligibility

M.Sc in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
Students of the 3rd, 4thor 5thyear of Civilingenjör programme
Students of the 1st year of TPRMM programme.

Recommended prerequisites

M.Sc in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent. 
Students of the 4th or 5th year of Civilingenjör programme.
Students of the 1st year of TPRMM programme.

Literature

Business Dynamics- Systems Thinking and Modeling for Complex World, John D.Sterman, Irwin McGraw-Hill, 2000, ISBN-978-0-07-231135-8

Examination

Requirements for final grade

Exam:                No exam!!!

Assignment:  One project work for each group (4 students). The project needs to be submitted in the form of written report with proper demonstration using stella software. The project work will correspond to 3 ECTS. 

Tutorial:           Most of the lectures will end with one or more tutorials. At least 90 % attendance in the lectures with 90-100% involvement during the tutorials will give 3 ECTS.

Presentation: Each project work needs to be presented through 10-20 minutes presentation.

Offered by

ITM/Production Engineering

Contact

Amir Rashid (amirr@kth.se)

Examiner

Amir Rashid <amirr@kth.se>

Version

Course syllabus valid from: Spring 2011.
Examination information valid from: Spring 2011.