To provide knowledge and training in using optimization techniques under limited resources
for the engineering and business problems.
UNIT I LINEAR MODELS 15
The phase of an operation research study – Linear programming – Graphical method– Simplex algorithm – Duality formulation – Sensitivity analysis.
UNIT II TRANSPORTATION MODELS AND NETWORK MODELS 8
Transportation Assignment Models –Traveling Salesman problem-Networks models – Shortest route – Minimal spanning tree – Maximum flow models –Project network – CPM and PERT
networks – Critical path scheduling – Sequencing models.
UNIT III INVENTORY MODELS 6
Inventory models – Economic order quantity models – Quantity discount models – Stochastic inventory models – Multi product models – Inventory control models in practice.
UNIT IV QUEUEING MODELS 6
Queueing models – Queueing systems and structures – Notation parameter – Single server and multi server models – Poisson input – Exponential service – Constant rate service – Infinite population – Simulation.
UNIT V DECISION MODELS 10
Decision models – Game theory – Two person zero sum games – Graphical solution- Algebraic solution– Linear Programming solution – Replacement models – Models based on service life – Economic life– Single / Multi variable search technique – Dynamic Programming – Simple Problem.
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
Upon completion of this course, the students can able to use the optimization techniques for use engineering and Business problems
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