Requires students to consider a complex forest operations scheduling problem and to design a solution that optimises production, costs and safety, using simulation software.
Topic 1: Describing complex problems as materials and flows
Topic 2: Introduction to simulation/optimisation software (SIMILE) and computer programming
Topic 3: Data collection and model building
Topic 4: Decision support under changing inputs to complex problems
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||demonstrate a capacity to understand and elucidate a complex problem||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||demonstrate skills in describing a complex problem as a computer based simulation model||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||demonstrate a capacity to use a model to manage decisions under changing operational environment||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
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Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2017 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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