Operational research 312

Module code BOZ 312
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Introduction to Operations Research, and more specifically the branch of optimisation and its application to industrial problems. In the module the topics of linear and integer linear programming are introduced. The focus is on identifying and scoping appropriate problems, the subsequent formulation of problems, solution algorithms, and post-optimisation sensitivity analysis. Students are exposed to solving problems using optimisation software.

Module credits 16.00
NQF Level 07
Prerequisites Admission to relevant programme
Contact time 2 discussion classes per week, 4 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Industrial and Systems Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 1

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