__ME-523 OPERATIONS RESEARCH__

Credit Hours = 3

**COURSE CONTENT**

**Linear Programming:**Formulation, Graphic solution, Assumptions of LP, The Simplex method, Equality constraints, Inequality constraints, Negative RHS, Duality theory, Primal and dual problems.**Special Types of LP Problems:**The transportation problem, Production scheduling, North-west corner rule, Vogel's approximation method, Russell's method, Transshipment problem, Assignment problem, Goal programming, Sensitivity analysis, Parametric programming, Dynamic programming, Integer programming. Queuing Theory: Basic Queuing process, the birth and death process, Basic model with infinite and finite queue, Limited input source, Priority Queuing model.**Inventory Control Theory:**Deterministic Models: Continuous review-uniform demand, shortages permitted, Quantity discount- shortages not permitted.**Stochastic Models:**Single- period model with no setup cost, Model with initial stock level, Single- period model with setup cost, Two- period inventory model with no setup cost.

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