Course syllabus OV2 - Operational Research II (ŠAVŠ - WS 2018/2019)

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Course title: Operational Research II
Semester:
WS 2018/2019
Course supervisor:
Supervising department:
Department of Logistics, Quality and Automotive Technology (ŠAVŠ)
Prerequisites for registration:
Time allowance:
full-time, 1/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Type of study:
usual
Form of teaching:
lecture, seminar
Mode of completion and credits:
Exam (4 credits)
Course objective:
Main aim of the course is to acquaint students with selected methods and models for managerial decision making support and help them in real applications in their managerial practice.
 
Course methods:
Lecture notes followed by seminars.
 
Course content:
1.
Introduction to operations research. Linear programming. (allowance 2/2)
 
a.
Decision-making process.
b.
History of operations research, classification of disciplines, typical applications.
c.Introduction to linear programming.
d.Formulation of typical linear programming problems and their mathematical models.

2.
Linear programming. (allowance 0/2)
 
a.
Formulation of typical linear programming problems and their mathematical models.
b.Solving problems and interpretation of results.

3.
Linear programming. Distribution problems. (allowance 2/2)
 
a.Formulation of typical linear programming problems and their mathematical models.
b.
Transportation problem.

4.
Distribution problems. (allowance 0/2)
 
a.
Generalized distribution problem.
b.
Container transportation problem.

5.Distribution problems. Graph theory. (allowance 2/2)
 
a.
Assignment problem.
b.
Travelling salesman problem.
c.
Introduction to graph theory.

6.Graph theory. (allowance 0/2)
 
a.
Optimization problems on graphs.

7.
Project management. (allowance 2/2)
 
a.
Introduction to project management.
b.
CPM.

8.
Project management. (allowance 0/2)
 
a.PERT

9.
Inventory models. (allowance 2/2)
 
a.
Introduction to inventory models.
b.
Deterministic inventory models - economic order quantity (EOQ) model.

10.
Inventory models. (allowance 0/2)
 
a.
Production order quantity (POQ) model.

11.
Inventory models. Waiting line models. (allowance 2/2)
 
a.
Stochastic inventory models.
b.
Structure of a waiting line system. Basic definitions.
c.
Classifications of models. Single-server exponential waiting line model.

12.
Waiting line models. (allowance 0/2)
 
a.
Single-server exponential waiting line model.
b.Optimization in multi-server exponential waiting line model.

 
Learning outcomes and competences:
After completing the course, student:
 
-
Will apply mathematical modelling procedures to more complex decision-making and optimization tasks
-Will interpret and break down obtained results, including the verification and validation of the model used
-
Will select, on the base of data analysis, the most appropriate tool for obtaining an effective solution
-
Will understand and explain the principles of optimization in typical and special managerial tasks

Teaching methods and workload (hours of workload):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     Attendance of lectures12 h
     Attendance of courses/seminars/tutorials
24 h
     Consultations with teacher (part-time form of study)
0 h
Self-study
     Course reading and ongoing preparation
20 h
     Ongoing evaluation
10 h
     Composing of individual (seminar) work
14 h
     Preparation for final test
32 h
Total
112 h
 
Assessment methods:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Active lecture/seminar/workshop/tutorial participation10 %
Term paper
10 %
Mid-term test(s)20 %
Final test60 %
Total
100 %
 
Course completion:
Mid-term test, seminar work and final written exam.
 
Support for combined/distance forms of study:
Study support guide.
 
Reading list:
Basic:
Language of instruction: Czech
JABLONSKÝ, J. Operační výzkum.: Kvantitativní modely pro ekonomické rozhodování. 3rd ed. Praha: Professional Publishing, 2007. 323 p. ISBN 978-80-86946-44-3.

Recommended:
Language of instruction: Czech
FÁBRY, J. Matematické modelování. 1st ed. Praha: Professional Publishing, 2011. 180 p. ISBN 978-80-7431-066-9.
JABLONSKÝ, J. Programy pro matematické modelování. Praha: Oeconomica, 2011. 258 p. ISBN 978-80-245-1810-7.
DUDORKIN, J. Operační výzkum . Praha: Vydavatelství ČVUT , 2002. 296 p. ISBN 80-01-02469-5.
GROS, I. -- DYNTAR, J. Matematické modely pro manažerské rozhodování.: 2. upravené a rozšířené vydání. 2nd ed. Praha: VŠCHT, 2015. ISBN 978-80-7080-910-5.

Study plans:
Field of study N-EM-MP Business Administration and Operations, full-time form, initial period SS 2017/2018, place of teaching Mladá Boleslav
Field of study N-EM-MP Business Administration and Operations, full-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019, place of teaching Mladá Boleslav
 
Run in the period of:
Course tutor:
doc. Ing. Jan Fábry, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Teaching language:
Czech
Room: Mladá Boleslav


Last modification made by Mgr. Luděk Švejdar on 05/17/2018.

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