Topics in Operations Research

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

• manufacturing planning and control including inventory management and material requirements planning
• optimization of discrete problems
• heuristics and meta-heuristics
• relational databases and their usage

Skills

• formulate discrete optimization problems
• chose the appropriate solution strategy to a number of discrete optimization problems
• perform basic database operations

Competences

• understand the principles of inventory management
• understand differences in solutions strategies
• apply heuristics and meta-heuristic methods to solve complex problems
• understand relational data structures
• understand the limitations, advantages and disadvantages of relational data structures

Type of instruction

As described in §17.

Extent and expected workload

This is a 5 ECTS course module and the work load is expected to be 150 hours for the student.

Exam

Exams

Name of examTopics in Operations Research
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
ECTS5
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations.
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Facts about the module

Danish titleEmner i operationsanalyse
Module codeF-MOK-K1-5
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS5
Language of instructionDanish and English
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Mathematics, Physics and Nanotechnology
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science