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MIM 3531 / NTU QM 711-F

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Operations Research II

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Winter 2003 Syllabus

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Department of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

Northeastern University

**Professor:** Dr. Emanuel Melachrinoudis emelas@coe.neu.edu

**Office:** 375 SN, **Phone:** (617)373-4850, **Fax: **(617)373-2921

**Course Web Page:** www.coe.neu.edu/~emelas/mim3531.htm and at
blackboard.neu.edu

**Required Text: 1.** Hillier F. S. and G. J. Lieberman, *Introduction
to Operations Research,* 7th ed., 2001, McGraw Hill, ISBN 0-07-248866-2;

**2.** *MIM 3531/ NTU 711-F* Operations Research II Class
Packet, Lecture Notes by Emanuel Melachrinoudis, Winter 2003

NTU students obtain textbook and classpak from Total Information; NU
students from NU bookstore

**Prerequisite:** MIM 3400, Basic Probability and Statistics.

Students are also expected to review Appendices 1, 2 and 3 of the textbook

**Office Hours:** W 5:00-6:00, Th 5:00-6:00

**Exams and Grading Policy**

During exams students are allowed to use a prepared double-sided sheet
with formulae, notes, etc.

The grade composition will be: homework 10%, Mid-term 1 1/2 hour exam
35% and 2 hours final exam 55%.

**Optional Book References**

Taha A. H., *Operations Research, an Introduction*, Macmillan,
1992.

Winston W., *Operations Research: Applications and Algorithms*,
Duxbury Press, 1994.