Introduction to Operations Research

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2021/22
Vakcode EBB829A05
Vaknaam Introduction to Operations Research
Niveau(s) bachelor, uitwisseling
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I b
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Introduction to Operations Research
Leerdoelen Upon completion of the course the student is able to:
1. mathematically formulate decision problems often encountered in manufacturing, production, service and logistics systems.
2. design and use algorithms and heuristics that can find solutions for such problems.
3. explain and prove properties of a number of modelling constructs.
4. reach substantiated conclusions based on the modelling work, and properly report these conclusions.
Omschrijving This course introduces and expands on a number of Operations Research techniques that are pivotal in solving many problems that arise in practice, such as supply chain optimization, design of telecommunication networks, facility layout, freight transportation, and work rostering. Applicable methods include Linear and Integer Programming, Graph Theory, Dynamic Programming, and heuristics.
Uren per week 4
Onderwijsvorm -hoorcollege ,  -interactief hoorcollege
Toetsvorm -groepsopdracht,  -schriftelijk tentamen (open vragen)
Vaksoort bachelor
Coördinator dr. I. Bakir
Docent(en) dr. M. Aerts-Veenstra ,dr. I. Bakir
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Operations Research: an introduction , 2017, 10th edition, Pearson.
Note: the old (9th) edition may also be used instead.
Taha, H.A. 9781292165547 €  75,00
Entreevoorwaarden Beheersen van de stof van het vak OR Modelling (EBP821B05)
Opmerkingen Info: Dr Ilke Bakir, e-mail:
Secr: Secretariat Operations, phone: +31(0)50 36 37020, e-mail:
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
BSc Econometrics and Operations Research/EOR  (basisprogramma BSc EOR) 2 semester I b verplicht
Courses Exchange (BSc)  (Courses Exchange Students (BSc) without limited access) 2 semester I b keuze
Pre-MSc-programma’s FEB  (Pre-MSc EORAS) 1 semester I b verplicht