Course Name : Operational Research

Degree: Bachelor

Code

Year/Semester

Local Credits

ECTS Credits

Course Implementation, Hours/Week

Course

Tutorial

Laboratory

IND331

3/5

2.5

4

2

1



Department

Maritime Transporation and Management Engineering

Instructors

Assist. Prof. Dr. Emre CAKMAK

Contact Information

email: ecakmak@pirireis.edu.tr

Office Hours

Tuesday 13:3017:00

Web page

http://www.pirireis.edu.tr/pruonline/www/index.php

Course Type

Compulsory

Course Language

English

Course Prerequisites


Course Category by Content, %

Basic Sciences

Engineering Science

Engineering Design

Humanities

20

50

20

10

Course Description

Introduction / The mathematical methods of operations research / Formulation of the mathematical problems / Solving the mathematical problems by graphical method and Simplex / Duality /Sensitivity / Introduction the Excel Solver / Solving the mathematical problems by Excel Solver and Cplex

Course Objectives

This course aims to understand basic quantitative techniques concepts and mathematical modeling, formulate the mathematical model, apply linear programming method to the real life problems and apply the simplex method the linear programming problems. At the end of the course, students will have a fair understanding of the role quantitative techniques in logistics.

Course Learning Outcomes

By students who passed from IND 331 Operational Research successfully
Students will
 Have knowledge about basic quantitative techniques
 Able to develop mathematical model
 Able to solve mathematical models with graphical and simplex models.
 Able to solve some mathematical models by using the computer programs

Instructional Methods and Techniques

The presentation of theoretical and practical techniques

Tutorial Place



Coterm Condition



Textbook

Taha, H. A. (2007). Operations Research: An Introduction (ed. 9). Pearson/Prentice Hall.

Other References

Lecture Notes

Homework & Projects


Laboratory Work

Some problems are prepared, modelled, solved and reported on computer

Computer Use

Some problems are prepared, modelled and reported on MS Excel

Other Activities

Using MS Excel










