Courses & Units

Operations Research 3 KMA355

Hobart

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Introduction

This unit develops skills in the optimization of real-life deterministic or probabilistic systems, and is particularly useful for students interested in careers in Engineering, Management, Finance, Economics and Teaching. Topics from: Deterministic and Probabilistic Operations Research Models, with the focus on developing the ability to solve practical problems using MATLAB and other numerical tools. Probability, Deterministic Dynamic Programming, Probabilistic Dynamic Programming, Queueing Theory, and Simulation. Throughout this course, you will develop problem-solving and analytical skills. You will learn to apply a range of Operations Research models to practical problems which involve decision-making and planning.

Summary

Unit name Operations Research 3
Unit code KMA355
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Natural Sciences
Discipline Mathematics
Coordinator Associate Professor Malgorzata O'Reilly
Available as student elective? Yes
Level Advanced

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

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Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022

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Learning Outcomes

  • Construct suitable operations research models for a range of real-world situations.
  • Apply problem-solving and analytical techniques for the numerical analysis of real-world problems.
  • Read and communicate in relevant mathematical language and notation.
  • Supply and use formal definitions and properties of fundamental mathematical structures encountered in the unit.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
010101 $498.00 $498.00 not applicable $2,402.00

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Requisites

Prerequisites

Any Intermediate unit in Mathematics

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

3 x 1-hr lectures, 1 x 1-hr tutorial, 1 x 1-hr lab session weekly

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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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