Course: Product Engineering and Logistics

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Course title Product Engineering and Logistics
Course code KOD/TPL
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Komárková Petra, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Content Lectures: 1. Introduction to product engineering and production planning, principal tasks. Distribution of product engineering, modelling workshop, pattern design. 2. Sales collection, a timeline of the annual production process. Economic product engineering. Documents for calculation. Calculation of productive efficiency. 3. Technical documentation - technical drawing, technical description, technological sheet, working direction, working procedure. 4. Technical documentation - the layout of floor area, production process, production scheduling. 5. Technical Economic Standards. The capacitive calculation, calculation of the production efficiency. 6. Organization of apparel manufacture. Transport in clothing workshop. 7. Work standardization in clothing production. 8.Work standardization methods, practical demonstrations. 9. Logistics in clothing production. Basic terms and definitions. Logistics and international trade and their segmentation. 10. Export and import of clothes in the Czech Republic. 11. Economical integration. The European Union in terms of trade and logistics. 12. Economically optimal size orders. Inventory control. Distribution. Level of customer service. ABC analysis. 13. Transport systems, transport contract and its basic formalities, liability for damage to the shipment. 14. Management of logistic flows by using modern logistics method of KANBAN, Just in time. Production planning according to orders Content Exercise: Students make practical use the knowledge from lectures. Partial work deals with the technical documentation of a particular product and practical product realization in apparel laboratory.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monological explanation (lecture, presentation,briefing), Self-study (text study, reading, problematic tasks, practical tasks, experiments, research, written assignments), Individual consultation, Lecture, Practicum, E-learning
  • Class attendance - 56 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 16 hours per semester
  • Home preparation for classes - 60 hours per semester
  • Home preparation for classes - 20 hours per semester
  • Semestral paper - 40 hours per semester
  • Semestral paper - 40 hours per semester
  • Preparation for formative assessments - 10 hours per semester
  • Preparation for formative assessments - 10 hours per semester
  • Preparation for exam - 24 hours per semester
  • Preparation for exam - 24 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Students acquire knowledge of the technical production engineering in clothing industry - the basis of successful collection, the role of model workshop, pattern design and technological production planning. Also it introduces the basic of economic part of the technical production engineering, methods of the work standardization and working rule production process. Furthermore, students learn the importance of logistics in international trade, basic information about the logistics systems, modern methods of logistics management and the protection of consignments of goods during a transport including liability and insurance in the international transport of goods.
Students will acquire knowledge from the area of this subject.
Theoretical knowledge from the area of the previous study.

Assessment methods and criteria
Combined examination, Oral presentation of self-study, Presentation of acquired knowledge via paper, Test

Credit: Active participation in seminars, passing tests during the study, elaboration and presentation of the particular tasks and seminar work. Examination: Written and oral. In the case of restrictions of direct teaching (online or hybrid teaching), students will be informed in time about the method of further teaching and changes in the form of submitting credit requirements or the course of the exam by mass email.
Recommended literature
  • BABU, R. V. Industrial Engineering in Apparel Production. Woodhead Publishing India, 2011. ISBN 9780857091079.
  • Bowersox D.J., Closs D.J. Logistical Management - The Integrated Supply Chain Process. New York: The McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc., 1999. ISBN 0-07-006883-6.
  • DRAHOTSKÝ, I. a B. ŘEZNÍČEK. Logistika: procesy a jejich řízení. Brno: Computer Press, 2003. ISBN 80-7226-521-0.
  • EBERLE,H. Clothing technology. Europa Lehrmittel Verlag, 2008. ISBN 13: 978- 38085622.
  • GERSAK, J. Design of Clothing Manufacturing Processes. Woodhead Publishing, 2013. ISBN 9780857097781.
  • GRANT, D., LAMBERT, D. M., J. R. STOCK a L. M. ELLRAM. Fundamentals of Logistics Management. McGraw Hill Higher Education; European Ed edition, 2005. ISBN 9780077108946.
  • LAMBERT, D. M., J. R. STOCK a L. M. ELLRAM. Logistika. 2. vyd.. Brno: CP Books, 2005. ISBN 80-251-0504-0.
  • LÍBAL, V. a KUBÁT, J. a kol. ABC logistiky v podnikání. NADATUR/ČSVTS, 1994.
  • MUSILOVÁ, B. - HALASOVÁ, A. Technologie výroby vybraných druhů oděvů..
  • PERNICA, P. Logistický management - teorie a podniková praxe. 664 stran.. Radix. Praha, 1998. ISBN 80-86031-13-6.
  • SIXTA, J., ŽIŽKA, M. Logistika: Metody používané pro řešení logistických projektů.. Brno: Computer Press, 2009. ISBN 978-80-251-2563-2.
  • TOMEK,G. a V. VÁVROVÁ. Řízení výroby a nákupu.. Praha: Grada, 2007. ISBN 978-80-247-1479-0.

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