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MA3605 - Operations Research and Modelling

[Offered in even-numbered years, however not offered in 2012]

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: School of Engineering

This subject describes mathematical techniques applied to real world problems. Topics will be chosen from: the non-linear oscillator, traffic flow problems, population models, the simplex method, integer programming, network flow problems, general linear programming and transportation problems.

Learning Outcomes

  • an understanding of how real world problems involving optimisation and problems from science and engineering can be solved using mathematical techniques;
  • to become familiar with and apply commercial software packages to real world problem solving.
Prerequisites: MA2000 AND (MA2100 OR MA2201)
MA3501 MA3601 MA3050

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