BM20A1801 Linear Optimization, 6 cr / 3.33 cu
Code 
BM20A1801 
Validity 
01.08.2008 

Name 
Linear Optimization 
Abbreviation 
Linear Optimiza 
Credits  6 cr / 3.33 cu 


Type  Basic studies 
 
Class  Course 




Grading scale  Study modules 05,P/F 
 
Eligibility for postgraduate studies  no 


Allowed to study several times  no 
Organisation 
LUT School of Engineering Science 

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Description by Study Guide
Note 
Location: Lappeenranta 
Lectured every other academic year (Yes, next realization year/Leave empty) 
Yes, next realization year 20202021. 
Year 
B.Sc. (Tech.) 23 
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 
05, exam 100 %. Assignment. 
Course Materials 
Lecture handout. Hillier, F.S., Lieberman, G.J.: Introduction to Operations Research, McGrawHill, 1990. Taha, H.A.: Operations Research, An Introduction, PrenticeHall, 2007. 
Prerequisites 
Recommended BM20A6700 Mathematics I, and BM20A6900 Mathematics III , or A130A0600 Mathematics for Business and Economics 
Places for exchangestudents? (Yes, number/No) 
No 
Places for Open University Students?(Yes, number/No) 
max 10 

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