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Operations Research

OPERATIONS RESEARCH INTRODUCTION Operations Research is a unique discipline, one of its kinds, best of breeds, employing several highly developed and advanced analytical techniques which in turn aids in effective decision making. It is often regarded as a sub-field of mathematics. Operations research (OR) are not only deeply involved with making and taking effective decisions. It is also concerned with minimizing losses, optimization, simulations, forecasting and predicting within an organization...

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Operation Research

TOPIC: NATURE AND APPLICATIONS OF OPERATIONAL RESEARCH SUBMITTED TO: SUBMITTED BY: MS. AMANDEEP SAVEENA (LECTURER OF O.R) MBA-3RD (11-148) INTRODUCTION & HISTORY OF OPERATIONAL RESEARCH Operational research came into existence in 1885 when Frederick W. Taylor emphasised the application of scientific analysis to methods of production. The name (OR)...

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CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION TO OPERATIONS RESEARCH (OR) 1.1 INTRODUCTION Operation Research, an approach to decision making based on the scientific method, makes extensive use of quantitative approaches to decision making. In addition to operation research, two other widely known and accepted names are management sciences and decision science interchangeably. The scientific management revolution of the early 1900s, initiated by Frederic W. Taylor, provided the foundation for the use of quantitative...

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Application of Operation Research

UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA QUATER: FALL 2012 CSCI508 – OPERATIONS RESEARCH INSTUCTOR: DR. FATEH H. DATE: Acknowledgement I am heartily thankful to my course instructor Fateh h, whose encouragement, guidance and support from the initial to the final level enabled me to develop an understanding of the subject. Abstract Ultimately it will serve everybody with easier and flexible way. Operation research is the application of scientific method to problems of control and...

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Introduction to Operations Research

DEPARTMENT OF APPLIED MATHEMATICS BSc Honours in Operations Research and Applied Statistics SMO 1101 Introduction to Operations Research TUTORIAL QUESTIONS 1. List and discuss the six major steps in the quantitative modeling process. 2. What is the difference between a i. descriptive and a normative model? ii. discrete and a continuous variable? 3. Show that the set ℜ n is a convex set. 4. Is the linearity assumption, in LP models, realistic in applications? 5. Print-Rite assembles printers for personal...

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Operations Research Paint Company

Globesco paint brands will be used in the paint services. With this, Globesco will be able to pursue a niche market and compete in the architectural sector. Operations Research Applications Globesco will have to deal with a lot of obstacles in trying to pursue this new strategy. As such, there are four key areas wherein Operations Research can be of help in making the strategy more efficient. These are facility layout design, seasonal employment, advertising and inventory management. Globesco will...

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Operations Research Assignment

 1. The Ace Manufacturing Company has orders for three similar products: _____________________________________ Orders Product (units) A 2000 B 500 C 1200 Three machines are available for the manufacturing operations. All three machines can produce all the products at the same production rate. However, due to varying defect percentages of each product on each machine, the unit costs of the products vary depending on the machine used. Machine capacities for the next week, and the unit...

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Paper on Operation Research Transportation Model

Assignment on Operations Research Transportation Model INTRODUCTION Many practical problems in operations research can be broadly formulated as linear programming problems, for which the simplex this is a general method and cannot be used for specific types of problems like, (i)transportation models, (ii)transshipment models and (iii) the assignment models. The above models are also basically allocation models...

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Operations Research and Operations Management: from Selective Optimization to System Optimization

ORIGINS OF OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONS RESEARCH comparison of the origins of operations management and operations research reveals that both are an innovation of the 20th century. The origin of operations research was in England, circa 1937, and has its roots in scientific management, with its first significant applications to military operations in both World War I and World War II. Operations management had its origins in the early factory system, and was more associated with physical...

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Assignments Subject Code: Mb 0048 Operations Research

MBA SEMESTER II MB0048 –Operation Research- 4 Credits (Book ID: B1137) Assignment Set- 1 (60 Marks) Note: Each question carries 10 Marks. Answer all the questions 1. a. Explain how and why Operation Research methods have been valuable in aiding executive decisions. [5 Marks] b. Discuss the usefulness of Operation Research in decision making process and the role of computers in this field. [5 Marks] 2. Explain how the linear programming technique can be helpful in decision-making in the areas...

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