Production Technology and Organization

Production Planning and Control

Integrated course, 2.00 ECTS


Course content

• Modeling of batch processes in the pharmacy and life science industry
• Modeling of assemblies using the example of automotive production
• Operating characteristic method and modeling of process performance
• Basic tasks of production planning - requirements calculation, lead time planning, machine allocation planning
• Organization of JIS / JIT logistics
• Plant key figures, performance evaluation
• Simulation of plants, introduction to job shop simulation, Petri nets

Learning outcomes

The students gain knowledge about PPS in general, different control philosophies, their advantages and disadvantages, as well as conception and implementation strategies. Furthermore, the students get to know and apply a simple process modeling tool. Within a separate course students learn about the basics of ERP systems and have the opportunity to apply the knowledge in IT-lab courses. Additionally students gain a deeper insight into quality management systems and the basics of environmental management.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Lecture notes; handouts; H.-P. Wiendahl: Betriebsorganisation für Ingenieure; Fechtner: Handbuch der Betriebsorganisation; F. Wieneke: Produktionsmanagement; G. Schuh: Produktionsplanung und -steuerung; W. Eversheim, G. Schuh: Integrierte Produkt- und Prozessgestaltung; K. Kurbel: Enterprise Resource Planning und Supply Chain Management in der Industrie; G.-E. Weidner: Qualitätsmanagement: - Kompaktes Wissen - Konkrete Umsetzung - Praktische Arbeitshilfen; Masing: Handbuch Qualitätsmanagement, G. Linß: Qualitätsmanagement für Ingenieure; G. M. E. Benes, P. E. Groh: Grundlagen des Qualitätsmanagements; Fachzeitschrift QZ; QMS- Lehrgangsunterlagen der Quality Austria

Mode of delivery

Lectures and tutorials

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Production organization and production management 1 & 2

Assessment methods and criteria

Written or oral exam, project work