MH2501 Economical Process Analysis and Strategy 6.0 credits

Ekonomisk processanalys och strategi

Economical analyses of processes.

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

Choice of methods for the planning of flow of materials in process industry production. Organisation of a major plant. Methods for planning. Estimates for cost of production and profitableness. Purchasing. Cost follow-up.

Intended learning outcomes *

  • To give the student ability to analyze an industrial process in terms of an economic perspective.
  • To acquire knowledge of economic factors with importance to establishing a major process industry or a bigger investment.

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

ME1001 Industrial Economics, basic course or equivalent
A BSc degree, or equivalent

Recommended prerequisites

Mandatory: The course MH1003 Industrial Management, Basic Course, or a similar fundamental course. Note: ME1003 Industrial management, Basic Course is given in English in period 1, and in Swedish in period 2-4.

MH2049 Advanced Course in Process Science, or a similar advanced course in industrial processes in process science


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Aniander et. al. Industriell Ekonomi

Examination and completion

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A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination *

  • KON1 - Short exam, 0.0 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • PRO1 - Project, 6.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F

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Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Anders Tilliander

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ITM/Materials Science and Engineering

Main field of study *

Materials Science, Materials Science and Engineering

Education cycle *

Second cycle

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Pär Jönsson,

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.