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TUTA3250 Simulation of Production Systems, 3 cp 
Code TUTA3250  Validity 01.08.2012 -
Name Simulation of Production Systems  Abbreviation Simulation of P 
Scope3 cp  Expiry date  
TypeAdvanced level studies SubjectTUO Industrial Management 
TypeCourse  Lessons  
Study right   Grading1 - 5 
Recommended time of completion  Qualifies as postgraduate studiesno
    Can be taken several timesno
Responsible unit School of Technology and Innovations 

General studying material of the study unit:
Author Title Year Obligatory Availability
     Manuel Laguna and John Peter Marklund  Business Process Modeling, Simulation and Design    - Availability


Introduction to Production Management TUTA2170, Basic Course in Statistics STAT1020


to understand production simulation methods, tools and techniques for decision making by using stochastic methods, to apply basic tools of simulation in context of operations management and management science, to evaluate simulation model results. Course develops problem-solving and decision-making skills (Excel labs) and IT skills (simulation software).


continuous and discrete event simulation, stochastic process, statistical ranking and selection procedures, verification and validation of simulation models, using MS Excel based simulation tools, production simulation by using Visual Components 3D Automate software, creating own 3D simulation model based on tutorial

Study Materials 

Manuel, L., Laguna, M. & Marklund, J. (2005) Business Process Modeling, Simulation and Design, Pearson Education India

Teaching Methods 

lectures and labs 20 hours, independent work 115 h

Modes of Study 

submitted assignments
Languages: language(s) of instruction: English completion language(s): English


Responsible Person: Petri Helo
Rayko Toshev

Further Information 

Responsible Unit: Department of Production
Additional Information:
this course is available only for the master students in Industrial Management


Current and future teaching
Functions Name Type cp Teacher Schedule
Registration period has ended Simulation of Production Systems (L01)  Lecture Course  Petri Helo,
Rayko Toshev 
12.03.18 -26.03.18

Future examinations
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