Linear programming, graphical method - simplex method - big M method - Two-phase method - introduction to duality theory


Transportation & assignment models -Mathematical model for Transportation problem –balanced and unbalanced problem –Assignment problem.


Queuing theory & sequencing - applications of queuing model -single and multi server model.


Decision theory and replacement analysis.


Project scheduling -project network - determination of critical path, project duration and slack time calculation - Cost considerations in project scheduling.



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