Queueing Models
UNIT 13 QUEUEING MODELS
Objectives
After studying this unit, you should be able to :
identify the occurrence of queueing in weal life situations.
describe the characteristics of a queueing problem.
use the statistical methods necessary to

UNIT 11
INVENTORY CONTROL DETERMINISTIC MODELS
Inventory Control Deterministic
Models
Objectives
After reading this unit, you should be able to:
describe various concepts pertaining to inventory
explain the need, objectives and functions of inventory.
dis

Inventory and Waiting Line
Models
UNIT 12 INVENTORY CONTROL :
PROBABILISTIC MODELS
Objectives
After studying this unit, you should be able to
discuss various probabilistic models.
explain various approaches to the probabilistic problems,
set various inven

CASE 2 USE OF OPERATIONS RESEARCH TECHNIQUES:
A CASE STUDY OF ECS CORPORATION
The Essential Commodities Supply Corporation (herein after referred to as The Corporation) is a public sector
undertaking in the State charged with the duty of carrying out publ

UNIT 14
COMPETITIVE SITUATIONS:
GAME THEORY
Competitive Situations :
Game Theory
Objectives
After reading this unit, you should be able to :
explain that decisions will have to be taken in a competitive environment
describe that the outcome of one busines

Programming Techniques
Further Applications
UNIT 10
NON LINEAR PROGRAMMING
Objectives
After studying this unit, you should be able to
Describe the nature of a non-linear programming problem.
Explain the importance of convex and concave functions in probl

Simulation
UNIT 15
SIMULATION
Objectives
After studying this unit, you will be able to :
discuss the need for simulation -in management problems where it will not be
possible to use precise mathematical techniques
explain that simulation may be the only m

Programming Techniques
Further Applications
UNIT 9 DYNAMIC PROGRAMMING
Objectives
After reading this unit, you should be able to :
Explain the relevance of dynamic programming in decision making.
Discuss the rationale behind dynamic programming methodolo

Programming Techniques
Further Applications
UNIT 8
INTEGER PROGRAMMING
Objectives
After reading this unit, you should be able to:
Discuss the importance of integer programming models in supporting decisions.
Explain the use of integer variables for provi

CASE 1 INSULATOR INDIA LIMITED
Introduction
Are we going to lose sales on insulated and non waterproof tapes forever? asked the marketing manager Mr. Balsara
to the production manager Mr. Parasuram. "We are unable to cope up with the demand of these produ

Programming Techniques
Linear Programming and
Application
UNIT 4 LINEAR PROGRAMMING SIMPLEX METHOD
Objectives
After studying this unit, you should be able to :
describe the principle of simplex method
discuss the simplex computation
explain two phase

Goal Programming
UNIT 7 GOAL PROGRAMMING
Objectives
After completion of this unit, you should be able-to:
Explain the concept of goal programming,
Formulate business problems involving multiple goals as goal programming
problems,
Describe the simplex proc

Transportation Problem
UNIT 5 TRANSPORTATION PROBLEM
Objectives
After studying this unit, you should be able to :
formulate a transportation problem
locate a basic feasible solution of a transportation problem by various methods
ascertain minimum trans

UNIT 3 LINEAR PROGRAMMING
GRAPHICAL METHOD
Linear Programming
Graphical Method
Objectives
After studying this unit, you should be able to :
Formulate management problem as a linear programming problem in suitable
cases
identify the characteristics of a

Assignment Problem
UNIT 6
ASSIGNMENT PROBLEM
Objectives
After studying this unit, you should be able to :
formulate an assignment problem
use Hungarian method for solving an assignment problem
choose appropriate method for balancing and solving an unba

Introduction to Operation
Research
UNIT 2 REVIEW OF PROBABILITY AND
STATISTICS
Objectives
After reading this unit, you should be able to:
Discuss the relevance of probability and statistics in decision making
Explain the concepts of Random variable and Pr

UNIT 1 OPERATIONS RESEARCH-AN
OVERVIEW
Operation Research An Overview
Objectives
After studying this unit, you should be able to:
Explain the meaning, purpose, and limitations of Operations Research
Describe the historical background of Operations Researc