Operations Research is a discipline that uses quantitative and mathematical techniques for decision-making when the selection involved is complex and cannot be arrived at using routine judgment and expertise. The book has been designed for graduate and post-graduate students of engineering, mathematics, statistics and management in Indian universities. The book provides a practical introduction to the primary concepts and techniques of optimization and deals at length with the application of operations research to the major phases of problem solving.
T Veerarajan retired as Dean, Department of Mathematics, Velammal College of Engineering and Technology, Madurai. He has over 50 years of experience, teaching mathematics and allied subjects at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in various colleges affiliated to Anna University, Chennai.
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Operations Research – Introduction and Pre-requisites1. Linear Programming2. Two-phase Simplex Method3. Revised Simplex Method4. Dual and Dual Simplex Programming5. Dynamic Programming6. Integer Programming7. Non-linear Programming8. Transportation and Assignment Problems9. Sequencing10. Game Theory11. Inventory Control12. Replacement and Maintenance Problems13. Network Scheduling of Projects by PERT/CPM Techniques14. Markov Chains15. Queueing Models16. Simulation