The starting point for the course is Lean Production, with an understanding of principles and concepts that can lead to higher efficiency. Then we introduce computer-based application for modelling and simulation of production systems. This provides the opportunity to simulate a production system, perform experiments on it according to different conditions, and optimize the system to increase efficiency. This course is for professionals who work with production systems at different levels with a responsibility for individual production lines, departments, or has a role as production manager or production development. The course will mainly focus on the manufacturing industry in application examples, but principles that will be addressed will be applicable to a number of industries, including consulting companies working towards the manufacturing industry. The course contains the following: Production systems and concepts such as Industry 4.0 and Smart Industry Lean Production and workshop with the Lean game Programming exercises with event-based simulation of production systems Analysis and optimization of production systems The majority of the course will take place on Campus (Växjö), and at a distance according to the schedule below. Some of the exercises are preferably attend on Campus, but we plan for it to be possible to follow the full course at a distance due to the Covid-situation.
With the ongoing digitalization of the industry towards "Industry 4.0" i.e. smart factories with more efficient production, shorter lead times, higher quality, etc. increase the need to measure different quantities and associated processing of this measurement data. This includes the collection of signals via different types of sensors and signal processing of these signals in order to e.g. provide "smart industrial cyber-physical systems" (SICPS) with information for the purpose of monitoring, maintaining, controlling activities, etc. in order to achieve smart factories. The course will focus on sensors, analog-to-digital converters, quality of measured data and signal processing where we, among other things, highlights the choice of sensors and data collection systems and introduces some robust signal processing methods in the light of the digitization of the industry. This course is for professionals who work professionally with programming and development - regardless of industry or sector. You may be in the industry, the IT sector or a larger company in a completely different industry, you may be working in a development department within a company or as an IT consultant or. The course contains the following: Sensors for measuring vibrations, force, elongation, speed and associated signal conditioning Measurement uncertainty Analog-to-digital converter and "Effective Number Of Bits (ENOB)" Folding when sampling signals and anti-folding filters Fourier transform - Discrete Fourier transform Stochastic processes and relevant statistical concepts Power density spectrum, Power spectrum and associated systematic and random errors