Course Description: | Operations Research is the discipline of modeling situations and using mathematical techniques to make better decisions. This course is designed to provide basic theories of Operations Research and tools to solve Operations Research problems. Topics covered are liner programming, duality theory, network optimization, project management, dynamic programming, integer programming, nonlinear programming, game theory, Markov chains, queueing theory, inventory theory and forecasting. By the end of the course, student should be able to select appropriate techniques covered in the course to solve problems related to Operations Research.
Text: Hamdy A. Taha, OPERATIONS RESEARCH: AN INTRODUCTION.
Assessment: midterm exam (45%), final exam (45%), assignments (10%). |