Week

Date

Lecture Topics

1

Sep 25-Sep 29

Introduction, Problem Solving and Decision Making, Qualitative analysis, Quantitative analysis.

Oct 2– 6

Model Development, Data Preparation, Model Solution, Introduction to Linear Programming.

3

Oct 9– 13

The Graphical Solution of Two-Variable Linear Programming Problems.

4

Oct 16 – 20

Treatment of Special cases, General algebraic approach.

5

Oct 23– 27

Solving linear systems equations, Introduction to Simplex algorithm.

6

Oct 30 - Nov 3

Sensitivity analysis of optimization and other problems.

7

Nov 6 – 10

MIDTERM

8

Nov 13 – 17

Integer Programming

9

 Nov 20-24

The Branch-and-Bound Methods for Solving Mixed Integer Programming Problems.

10

Nov27 – Dec01

Transportation, Assignment.

11

Dec 04– 8

Transshipment Problems

12

Dec 11 – 15

Network Models

13

Dec 18 – 22

Network Models

14

Jan 25 – 29

General Review