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Operations Research: For Anna University

Operations Research:   For Anna University

Author(s):
  • A. M. Natarajan
  • P. Balasubramanie
  • A Tamilarasi
  • Author: A. M. Natarajan
    • ISBN:9788131767764
    • 10 Digit ISBN:8131767760
    • Price:Rs. 299.00
    • Pages:788
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available


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    Operations Research is a comprehensive textbook designed to blend theoretical and mathematical concepts in easy-to-understand language. The text is academically rigorous, providing students with knowledge and understanding, and aims at explaining concepts with appropriate examples with their physical and practical interpretations.

    Table of Content

  • Preface
  • About the Author
    1. Basics of Operations Research
    2. Linear Programming Problem (LPP)
    3. Advanced Topics in Linear Programming
    4. The Transportation Problem
    5. Assignment Problem
    6. Dynamic Programming
    7. Decision Theory and Games
    8. Sequencing Models
    9. Replacement Models
    10. Inventory Models
    11. Queuing Models
    12. Scheduling by PERT and CPM
    13. Simulation
    14. Non-Linear Programming
  • Appendix 1
  • Appendix 2
  • Model Question Papers
  • Salient Features

    • Topics on graphical solution to linear programming, economic interpretation of dual variables as well as various computational techniques
    • Decision under uncertainty, decision under certainty and risk–decision tree and game theory
    • Characteristics of queuing problem and applications of simulation model with a focus on its occurrence in real-life situations
    • Detailed discussion of critical path method (CPM) and project evaluation review technique (PERT)
    • Non-linear programming problems, quadratic programming and separable programming along with their applications