Operations Research an Introduction – Hamdy A. Taha – 8th Edition


For junior/senior undergraduate and first-year graduate courses in in departments of Industrial Engineering, Administration, Statistics, Science, and Mathematics.

Significantly revised, this text streamlines the coverage of the theory, applications, and computations of research. Numerical examples are effectively used to explain mathematical concepts. A separate chapter of fully analyzed applications aptly demonstrates the diverse use of OR.

The popular commercial and tutorial AMPL, Excel, Excel Solver, and Tora are used throughout the book to solve practical problems and to test theoretical concepts. New materials include Markov chains, TSP heuristics, new LP models, and a totally new simplex-based approach to LP sensitivity analysis.

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Table of Contents

1: What is Operations Research?
2: Modeling with Linear Programming
3: The Simplex Method and Sensitivity Analysis
4: Duality and Post-Optimal Analysis
5: Transportation Model and its Variants
6: Network Models
7: Advanced Linear Programming
8: Goal Programming
9: Integer Linear Programming
10: Deterministic Dynamic Programming
11: Deterministic Inventory Models
12: Review of Basic Probability
13: Decision Analysis and Games
14: Probabilistic Inventory Models
15: Queueing Systems
16: Simulation Modeling
17: Markov Chains
18: Classical Optimization Theory
19: Nonlinear Programming Algorithms
20: Additional Network and LP Algorithms
21: Forecasting Models
22: Probabilistic Dynamic Programming
23: Markovian Decision Process
24: Case Analysis

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eve iris
30/05/2015 12:03 pm

Very good Recommend highly.

05/04/2016 10:59 am

thank you! This book is well written. I really enjoy the very thorough examples given through every chapter of the book, as they are easy to follow and understand.

08/05/2016 3:23 pm

good book The homework problems are numerous and very clear in their instructions.

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