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Course WIW-LOG-OL-K-7

Optimization Tools in Logistics Planning (1V+2U, 4.5 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
- K 4.5 CP
1 V Lecture 15 h 30 h
2 U Lecture hall exercise class 30 h 60 h
(1V+2U) 4.5 CP 45 h 90 h


CP, Effort 4.5 CP = 135 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in WiSe
Level [7] Master (Advanced)
Language [DE] German
Area of study [WIW-LOG] Logistics
Additional informations
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


  • Modeling of basic logistics problems with linear and integer programming
  • Excel solver
  • Modeling languages and MIP solvers


  • Grünert, T. & Irnich, S. (2005). Optimierung im Transport Band I: Grundlagen. Shaker Verlag.
  • Williams, H.P. (2013). Model Building in Mathematical Programming. Wiley.
  • Weitere Literatur wird in der Veranstaltung bekanntgegeben.
  • Additional literature will be announced during the lecture.


Basic knowledge of linear and mixed-integer optimization, basic knowledge of spreadsheets

Requirements for attendance (informal)


Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Course [WIW-LOG-OL-K-7]

Module Name Context
[WIW-LOG-LM-M-7] Logistics Management WP: Obligation to choose 1V+2U, 4.5 LP
[WIW-LOG-OT-M-7] Optimization Tools in Logistics Planning P: Obligatory 1V+2U, 4.5 LP