Credits: 5

Schedule: 29.10.2019 - 09.12.2019

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Sirkka-Liisa Jämsä-Jounela

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation): 

Iiro Harjunkoski

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

After the course the student
*Knows the most important systems of the production planning and control used in the process industries, their structure and operation principles;
*Knows the most important operation research areas and their typical problems;
*Is able to use linear programming: Simplex methods and its variants;
*Knows the methods for transportation and networks optimization;
*Knows dynamic programming, integer programming and nonlinear programming methods and their use;
*Knows inventory theory, forecasting and scheduling methods and their use.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The aim of the course is to give knowledge about methods used in production planning and control of industrial processes. Applications of production control are also discussed.
LP optimization of Tennesee eastman
Optimal preventive maintenance of feeding connections of a chemical plant using dynamic programming

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Independent study and exam

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures 24 h
Exercises 24 h
Home assignments and independent study 80 h
Exam 4 h

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

To be announced later.

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

KE-90.2500 Basics in Production Planning and Control (6 cr)

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

To be announced later.

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Fail, 1 - 5

Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 



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