Basic Logistics Algorithms, 6 credits (TNSL20)

Grundläggande logistikalgoritmer, 6 hp

Main field of study



First cycle

Course type

Programme course


Valentin Polishchuk

Director of studies or equivalent

Erik Bergfeldt
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus VOF
6KFTL Air Transportation and Logistics, Bachelor's Programme 3 (Autumn 2017) 1 3 English Norrköping o
6KLOG Civic Logistics, Bachelor´s Programme 3 (Autumn 2017) 1 3 English Norrköping v

Main field of study


Course level

First cycle

Advancement level


Course offered for

  • Air Transportation and Logistics, Bachelor's Programme
  • Civic Logistics, Bachelor´s Programme


Basic algorithmic and/or programming concepts.

Intended learning outcomes

The course introduces the students to several models of basic logistics problems and algorithms for their solution. After the course students should be able to:

  • Identify critical tasks in project planning
  • Schedule maximum number of non-conflicting jobs
  • Optimally allocate tasks to processing facilities
  • Find stable distributions of goods
  • Program MATLAB routines for basic logistic problems

Course content

  • Assignment and matching
  • Paths and flows in transportation networks
  • Covering and packing
  • Facility location
  • MATLAB scripts and functions

Teaching and working methods

The course consists of lectures and seminars. The lectures give the theoretical background. During the seminars, assignments and problems are discussed. 


UPG1Hand-in assignmentsU, G3 credits
TEN1Written examinationU, 3, 4, 53 credits


Four-grade scale, LiU, U, 3, 4, 5


Institutionen för teknik och naturvetenskap

Director of Studies or equivalent

Erik Bergfeldt


Valentin Polishchuk

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 40 h
Recommended self-study hours: 120 h

Course literature

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UPG1 Hand-in assignments U, G 3 credits
TEN1 Written examination U, 3, 4, 5 3 credits

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