Math 567 syllabus

Operations Research

Course Description:  An introduction to linear programming. The course will include a study of the simplex method as well as using computers to solve linear systems of equations. As time permits, topics covered will include sensitivity analysis, duality, integer programming, transportation, assignment, transshipment, and networks. Credit for both MA 567 and MA 458 is not allowed.

Prerequisites:   MA 215 Minimum Grade of C or MA 237 Minimum Grade of C

Suggested Textbook:   Operations Research, Applications and Algorithms by Wayne L. Winston, Fourth Edition, Thomson Publications

Learning outcomes: Upon the successful completion of the course a student will:

Be equipped with tools to solve real world problems in operations research.
 Know how to communicate the solutions to non-technical people.