Operations Research Book :: Description: New Age International (P) Limited, 2010. Softcover. Book Condition: New. 5th or later edition. The subject OPERATIONS RESEARCH
is a branch of mathematics. Many authors have written books on Operations Research. Most of them have mathematical approach rather than decisionmaking approach. Actually the subject deals with applied decision theory, so I have dealt with the subject with decisiontheory approach.
The book has fifteen chapters. The first five chapters deal with Linear Programming Problems, such as Resource allocation problem, Transportation problem and Assignment problem both maximization and minimization versions.
Operations Research Book by P. Ramamurthy
Table of Content
1.Historical Development.
 Linear Programming models (Resource allocation models)

Linear Programming models (Solution by Simplex method)

Linear Programming – II (Transportation Problem)

Linear Programming III (Assignment Model)

Sequencing Model

Replacement Model

Inventory Control

Waiting line theory or Queuing Model

Theory of Games or Competitive Strategies

Dynamic Programming

Decision Theory

Simulation

Introduction to Non – Linear Programming

Programme Evaluation and Review Technique
Operations Research Book CHAPTER
In the first chapter, the historical background of Operations Research (O.R.) and definition and objective of the subject matter along with model building is discussed to help the learners to have basic knowledge of O.R. Typical problems of mathematical orientation and decision making orientation have been solved.
In transportation model and in assignment model, problems useful to Production and Operations Management have been solved to make the students to know the application part of the subject.
The sixth chapter deals with Sequencing model, where the importance and application of the models is dealt in detail.
The problem of Replacement is discussed in Chapter7. Inventory model with certain topics like ABC, VED, FSN, psystem and qsystem is discussed to make the students aware of the importance of Inventory model.
Chapter9 deals with Waiting line model and its application with certain useful problems and their solutions.
Game theory or Competitive theory is discussed in Chapter10 with certain problems, which have their application in real world situation. Dynamic programming is dealt in Chapter11.
The problems worked out have practical significance. Chapter12 deals with Decision theory where the usefulness of decision tree is discussed.
NonLinear programming is briefly discussed in Chapter14 with certain useful problems.
In Chapter 15, the two network techniques i.e. PERT and CPM have been discussed with typical worked out examples.
At the end of the book, objective type questions, which are helpful for competitive examinations are given to help the students to prepare for such examinations. Printed Pages: 726.
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