MIM 3531 / NTU QM 711-F

Operations Research II

Winter 2003 Syllabus

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

Schedule of Topics

Homework Assignments

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.

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