SCQF Level 9
Academic year(s): 2019-2020
SCOTCAT credits : 15
ECTS credits : 7
Level : SCQF Level 9
The aim of this module is to introduce students to the formulation and solution of various linear programming problems. The subject matter will be illustrated by applying the methods of solution to real examples. The syllabus includes: formulation of linear problems; solution graphically and by simplex algorithm; sensitivity analysis; duality; transportation and transshipment; the assignment problem.
Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass MT2501 or ( pass MT1002 and pass MN2002 )
Weekly contact: 2.5 lectures (x 10 weeks) and 0.5 tutorial (x 10 weeks).
As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 100%
Re-assessment: 2-hour Written Examination = 100%
Module coordinator: Dr M Papathomas
Module teaching staff: Dr Michail Papathomas