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PRODUCTION QUALITY AND SUSTAINABILITY

CODE 94850
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS 5 credits during the 1st year of 10377 SAFETY ENGINEERING FOR TRANSPORT, LOGISTICS AND PRODUCTION (LM-26) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR ING-IND/17
LANGUAGE English
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA
SEMESTER 2° Semester
MODULES This unit is a module of:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The course is focused on quality and sustainability in production facilities accordingly to technology development, design and management. Industry 4.0 paradigm will be the base of the course with internal and external perspectives on the main performance dimensions such as productivity, quality, reliability, flexibility as well as social, economical, and environmental aspects. Interaction with smart safety topics and cyber security will be also provided.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course is aimed at studying quality and sustainability in production units and in the technology development, design, and applications. After an initial classification of the general problem, the course will review in depth issues related to industrial production of a product used as an example and integrity control methodologies. The course topics involve activities in the areas of: innovative technologies in industrial and transports uses, environmental aspects in production, new materials development, and processes management for sustainability

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course is aimed at studying quality and sustainability in production units and in the technology development, design, and applications. After an initial classification of the general problem, the course will review in depth issues related to industrial production of a product used as an example and integrity control methodologies. The course topics involve activities in the areas of: innovative technologies in industrial and transports uses, environmental aspects in production, new materials development, and processes management for sustainability.

TEACHING METHODS

The topics will be developed indicatively on 12 weeks of articulated frontal lesson on two days of lessons per week dividing the arguments into sustainability and quality every week.

Some seminar will be organized.

The frequency is mandatory or recommended.

Some simple exercises will be performed.

They will be using media as movies from the web.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Part I - Sustainability

Topic 1 - Introduction to the course and bases of Operations Management
Topic 2 - Driver for sustainability
Topic 3 - The evolution of corporate sustainability
Topic 4 - Towards a sustainable industrial system
Topic 5 - Sustainable business models
Topic 6 - Toolbox for industrial sustainability
Topic 7 - Approach to the product: Ecodesign and LCA
Topic 8 - approach to the system: industrial symbiosis and remains
Topic 9 - Procedural view: Environmental management systems
Topic 10 - Sustainable transport

PART II - QUALITY

Topic 1 - Overview of quality management
Topic 2 - In-depth discussion on Quality Management (4 sessions)
Topic 3 - Quantitative methods
Topic 4 - Quantitative methods Examples (4 sessions)
Topic 5 - Exercises (9 sessions)

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Part I

J. Randers, 2052, Edizioni Ambiente, 2012

Part II

A. Brun, M. Casadio Strozzi, Quantitative Methods for Quality Management, 2020

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

ROBERTO REVETRIA (President)

FAEZEH BAGHERI

LORENZO DAMIANI

FLAVIO TONELLI (President Substitute)

LESSONS

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral examination in presence with dates to be agreed with the teacher in addition to official appeals.

The test will be on all the topics presented and discussed in class.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The oral exam will allow to verify the approval capacity and to connect different concepts between them.

The quality of exposure, the correct use of the specialist lexicon will also be evaluated, the ability to critical reasoning.

Any methods due to COVID restrictions will be evaluated during the half-year.

Assignment given to individuals. Discussion of the task for each individual student. The assignment weighs for 40% of the course vote. Presence of the class and participation 20%. Oral discussion 40%.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
21/12/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
12/01/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
01/06/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
30/06/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
31/08/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale