First Cycle - Faculty of Engineering - Computer Engineering (English)
Y : Year of Study S : Semester
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course Y S ECTS
IE3035 Operations Research Compulsory 3 6 5
Objectives of the Course
The objective of the course is to introduce the theory, computation, and application of deterministic and linear operations research models.
Learning Outcomes
1 Be able to use optimization packages to solve problems when necessary
2 Analyse and interpret the solutions of the model for optimal decisions
3 Use the right solution approaches to solve the model
4 Develop a mathematical model of the problem
5 Be able to define decision problems encountered in the practice
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Course Contents
Overview-Introduction to linear programming Development of linear programming models Simplex method Simplex method with artificial initial solution Modeling with LINGO Simplex method fundamentals The revised simplex method Duality theory Sensivity analysis Transportation model and its variants Network models
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1 Overview-Introduction to linear programming
2 Development of linear programming models
3 Development of linear programming models
4 The simplex method
5 The simplex method with artificial initial solution
6 Modeling with LINGO
7 The simplex method fundamentals
8 Midterm I
9 The revised simplex method
10 Duality theory
11 Sensivity analysis
12 Midterm II
13 Transportation model and its variants
14 Network models
15 Network models
16 Final exam study
17 Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Wayne L. WINSTON, “Operations Research: Applications and Algorithms”, 4th edition, Thomson Brook/Cole, 2004. Hamdy A. TAHA, “Operations Research: An Introduction”, 7th edition, Prentice-Hall, 2003.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lecture notes, problem solving, exam, project.
Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Exam250
Quiz Exam325
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Exam1100
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Theoretical 3 14 42
Midterm Preparation 2 15 30
Final Preparation 1 15 15
Quiz Preparation 3 5 15
Project 1 30 30
Total 10 79 132
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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