Course
code IM423
credit_hours 3
title Operations Research
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prequisites 90 Credit Hours
credit hours 3
Describtion/Outcomes Basic concepts and fundamentals of management science, problems addressed by operations research problem formulations in linear programs, graphical solution of linear programs, simplex method, big M technique, two phase technique, sensitivity analysis, transportation model, network planning, critical path and PERT methods.
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objectives The course provides the basic concepts and fundamentals of management science, problems addressed by operations research, and problem formulations in linear programs. It includes the graphical solution of linear programs, simplex method, transportation model, assignment model,network planning, and critical path and PERT methods.
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ref. books
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textbook F. Hillier and J. Lieberman, "Introduction to Operations Research", McGraw Hill.
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Course Content
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1 Course Overview..
2 Linear Programming..
3 Graphical Method.
4 Linear Programming Applications.
5 The Simplex Method.
6 Transportation Method – Formulation and Initial Solution.
7 7th Week Exam.
8 Transportation Method – Finding the Optimal Solution.
9 Assignment Method
10 Critical Path Method
11 Probabilistic Approach, Project Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT).
12 12th Week Exam.
13 Project Crashing
14 Network Analysis – Shortest Route and Minimal Spanning Tree.
15 Network Analysis – Maximal Flow.
16 Final Exam.