Book description
This book elucidates the basic concepts and applications of operations research. Written in a lucid, wellstructured and easytounderstand language, the key topics are explained with adequate depth and selfexplanatory flow charts. A wide range of solved examples and endofchapter exercises makes this book an ideal companion for active learners.Table of contents
 Cover
 Title Page
 Contents
 About the Author
 Dedication
 Foreword
 Preface
 Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Linear Programming Problem (LPP)
 2.1 Introduction
 2.2 General Model of the Linear Programming Problem
 2.3 Characteristics of an LPP
 2.4 Assumptions of Linear Programming
 2.5 Formulation of an LPP
 2.6 Standard Form of an LPP
 2.7 Solution to an LPP
 2.8 Types of Possible Solutions to an LPP
 2.9 Convex Set and Extreme Point
 2.10 Graphical Solution to an LPP
 2.11 Simplex Methods
 2.12 Penalty Method/BigM Method/Charnes Method
 2.13 Twophase Method
 2.14 The Duality Concept in a Linear Programming
 2.15 Dual Simplex Method (DSM)
 2.16 The Revised Simplex Method (RSM)
 Exercise Problems
 Answers to the Exercise Problems
 Review Questions

Chapter 3: Sensitivity Analysis (or) PostOptimal Analysis
 3.1 Introduction
 3.2 Change in the Objective Function Coefficient of a Nonbasic Variable
 3.3 Change in the Objective Function Coefficient of a Basic Variable
 3.4 Change in the Righthand Side of a Constraint
 3.5 Change in the Column of a Nonbasic Variable
 3.6 Adding a New Constraint
 3.7 Adding a New Variable
 Exercise Problems
 Answers to the Exercise Problems
 Review Questions

Chapter 4: Transportation Problem
 4.1 Introduction
 4.2 Conversion of a TP into an Equivalent LPP Form
 4.3 Formulation of a Transportation Problem
 4.4 Concepts of Feasibility Basicness, and Degeneracy in the Solution
 4.5 Methods Used to Find the Solution to a Transportation Problem
 4.6 Description of Various Methods to Find the Initial Basic Feasible Solution
 4.7 Stepping Stone Method/Modified Distributive Method
 4.8 Transshipment Problems
 4.9 Sensitivity Analysis for Transportation Problem
 Exercise Problems
 Answers to the Exercise Problems
 Review Questions
 Chapter 5: Assignment Problem
 Chapter 6: PERT  CPM
 Chapter 7: Sequencing

Chapter 8: Queuing Theory
 8.1 Introduction
 8.2 Some Queuing Terminologies
 8.3 Model : 1 Single Server Model with Infinite Queue (M/M/1): (∞/FCFS)
 8.4 Model : 2 Single Server Model with Finite Queue (M/M/1): (N/FCFS)
 8.5 Model : 3 Multiserver Model with Infinite Queue (M/M/C): (∞/FCFS)
 8.6 Model : 4 Multiserver Model with Finite Queue (M/M/C): (N/FCFS)
 Exercise Problems
 Answers to the Exercise Problems
 Review Questions
 Chapter 9: Dynamic Programming

Chapter 10: NonLinear Programming
 10.1 Introduction
 10.2 General Structure of an NLPP
 10.3 Formulation of an NLPP
 10.4 Methods to Solve an NLPP
 10.5 Constrained Optimization with Inequality Constraints
 10.6 Quadratic Programming Problem (QPP)
 10.7 Wolfe’s Method to Solve a QPP
 10.8 Beals Method to Solve a QPP
 Exercise Problems
 Answers to the Exercise Problems
 Review Questions
 Appendix A
 Appendix B
 Notes
 Acknowledgments
 Copyright
 Back Cover
Product information
 Title: Operations Research
 Author(s):
 Release date: May 2013
 Publisher(s): Pearson India
 ISBN: 9789332517813
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