An Introduction to Operational Research: The Best of Everything

An Introduction to Operational Research: The Best of Everything

By: Sydney A. Urry (author)Paperback

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Operational research, which may be regarded as the scientific approach to management, is widely-used to assist decision-making in government, business and industry. The main concepts and techniques are presented in this book, as well as an explanation of the essential mathematical formulae and methods. The text contains more than 20 BASIC computer programmes and includes 56 examples and solutions and a total of 123 problems for practice. Although primarily aimed at engineering and science students, the text would be appropriate to any discipline which includes management studies.

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Contents

Modelling; the time value of money; critical path analysis; linear programming - transportation, graphical and simplex methods; probability and statistics; queues; stock control; games and strategies. Appendices: mathematical notation and formulae; notes on the computer programs.

Product Details

  • publication date: 17/06/1991
  • ISBN13: 9780582013490
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9780582013490
  • weight: 584
  • ISBN10: 0582013496

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