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BM20A1801 Linear Optimization, 6 cr / 3.33 cu 
Code BM20A1801  Validity 01.08.2008 -
Name Linear Optimization  Abbreviation Linear Optimiza 
Credits6 cr / 3.33 cu   
TypeBasic studies  
ClassCourse   
  Grading scaleStudy modules 0-5,P/F 
  Eligibility for post-graduate studiesno
    Allowed to study several timesno
Organisation LUT School of Engineering Science 

Teachers
Name
Sirkku Parviainen 

Description by Study Guide
Note 

Location: Lappeenranta

 
Lectured every other academic year (Yes, next realization year/Leave empty) 

Yes, next realization year 2020-2021.

 
Year 

B.Sc. (Tech.) 2-3

 
Period 

3

 
Teaching Language 

Finnish

 
Teacher(s) in Charge 

Sirkku Parviainen, Lic.Phil., lecturer

 
Aims 

In the end of the course the student should
- know how formulate various linear programming models
- know how to solve different kinds of linear programming problems
- understand the principles of solution algorithms and be able to analyze the results
- know how to use optimization software.

 
Contents 

Introduction to operations research. Examples of formulating LP models. Solving LP problems with the simplex method and analyzing the solution. Introduction to integer programming. Transportation problem and algorithm. Some network problems and algorithms. Introduction to multiple objective linear programming. Application of linear optimization software.

 
Teaching Methods 

Lectures 28 h, exercises 28 h, 3rd period. Assignment 50 h. Self study and exam 54 h. Total work load 160 h.

 
Examination in Examination schedule (Yes/No) 

Yes

 
Examination in Moodle (Yes/No) 

No

 
Examination in Exam (Yes/No) 

No

 
Assessment scale and assessment methods 

0-5, exam 100 %. Assignment.

 
Course Materials 

Lecture handout. Hillier, F.S., Lieberman, G.J.: Introduction to Operations Research,
McGraw-Hill, 1990. Taha, H.A.: Operations Research, An Introduction, Prentice-Hall, 2007.

 
Prerequisites 

Recommended BM20A6700 Mathematics I, and BM20A6900 Mathematics III , or A130A0600 Mathematics for Business and Economics

 
Places for exchange-students? (Yes, number/No) 

No

 
Places for Open University Students?(Yes, number/No) 

max 10

 


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