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Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Faculty of Transportation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering
1. Subject name Planning of warehousing systems
2. Subject name in Hungarian Raktározási rendszerek tervezése
3. Code BMEKOALM323 4. Evaluation type exam grade 5. Credits 5
6. Weekly contact hours 2 (10) Lecture 2 (11) Practice 0 (0) Lab
7. Curriculum
Logistics Engineering MSc (L)
8. Role
Mandatory (mc) at Logistics Engineering MSc (L)
9. Working hours for fulfilling the requirements of the subject 150
Contact hours 56 Preparation for seminars 12 Homework 40
Reading written materials 16 Midterm preparation 6 Exam preparation 20
10. Department Department of Material Handling and Logistics Systems
11. Responsible lecturer Dr. Bóna Krisztián
12. Lecturers Dr. Bóna Krisztián, Sztrapkovics Balázs, Puskás Eszter
13. Prerequisites strong: KOALM331 - Process planning
strong: KOALM336 - Logistics planning softwares
week: KOALM335 - Simulations planning
14. Description of lectures
The main material flows and processes in a warehouse. Specific logistics system planning methodology of warehousing systems. The typical logistics technology variations of storing. Planning of transporting connections and loading technology. Planning the dimensions of loading bays, and the goods preparation areas of warehouses. The order picking methods and systems. The technology of order picking. Planning of the order picking process. Planning the topology and layout of storage systems in case of a traditional warehousing system. Planning the topology and layout of storage systems in case of a very-narrow-aisle (VNA) system. The sizing tasks regarding to the applied storage equipments. How to create a logistics system plan of a warehousing technology.
15. Description of practices
Description of the practical task of planning a manual, material handling machine supported and a high bay warehousing system including the operational areas.
16. Description of labortory practices
17. Learning outcomes
A. Knowledge
  • Knowledge of the loading processes, and specific form of the transportation connections.
  • Knowledge of the goods preparation processes and technologies.
  • Knowledge of the storage technologies.
  • Knowledge of the packet goods based warehousing systems.
  • Knowledge of the system sizing methodologies.
  • Knowledge of order picking methods, aspects of choosing optimal order picking method.
B. Skills
  • Can design warehousing systems application by the above mentioned knowledge and the additional professional knowledge.
C. Attitudes
  • Strive to maximize their abilities to make their studies at the highest possible level, with a profound and independent knowledge, accurate and error-free, in compliance with the rules of the applicable tools, in collaboration with the instructors.
D. Autonomy and Responsibility
  • Takes responsibility for the quality of the work and the ethical standards that set an example for the classmates, using the knowledge acquired during the course.
18. Requirements, way to determine a grade (obtain a signature)
The requirement of the signature is to fulfill the homework and one midterm test. The homework (30%), the test (20%) and the exam result (50%) are included in the final grade.
19. Opportunity for repeat/retake and delayed completion
The midterm test, the part-performance check and the final submission can both be resubmitted once.
20. Learning materials
Students can download the subject notes in pdf format via Moodle.
Effective date 10 October 2019 This Subject Datasheet is valid for 2023/2024 semester II