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BA7206 APPLIED OPERATIONS RESEARCH Syllabus | Anna University Regulation 2013 MBA Second Semester Syllabus

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BA7206 APPLIED OPERATIONS RESEARCH Syllabus | Anna University Regulation 2013 MBA Second Semester Syllabus. Below is the Anna University 2013 Regulation Syllabus for 2nd Semester for MBA Master of Bussiness Administration, Textbooks, Reference books, Exam portions, Question Bank, Previous year question papers, Model question papers, Class notes, Important 2 marks, 8 marks, 16 marks topics.
It is applicable for all students admitted in the Academic year 2013-2014 onwards for all its Affiliated institutions in Tamil Nadu.

BA7206 APPLIED OPERATIONS RESEARCH LT P C 3 1 0 4

COURSE OBJECTIVE:
To learn the concepts of operations research applied in business decision making.
COURSE OUTCOME:
To facilitate quantitative solutions in business decision making under conditions of certainty, risk
and uncertainty.
UNIT I INTRODUCTION TO LINEAR PROGRAMMING (LP) 12
Introduction to applications of operations research in functional areas of management. Linear
Programming-formulation, solution by graphical and simplex methods (Primal - Penalty, Two
Phase), Special cases. Dual simplex method. Principles of Duality. Sensitivity Analysis.
UNIT II LINEAR PROGRAMMING EXTENSIONS 12
Transportation Models (Minimising and Maximising Problems) – Balanced and unbalanced
Problems – Initial Basic feasible solution by N-W Corner Rule, Least cost and Vogel’s
approximation methods. Check for optimality. Solution by MODI / Stepping Stone method. Case of
Degeneracy. Transhipment Models. Assignment Models (Minimising and Maximising Problems) –
Balanced and Unbalanced Problems. Solution by Hungarian and Branch and Bound Algorithms.
Travelling Salesman problem. Crew Assignment Models.
UNIT III INTEGER PROGRAMMING AND GAME THEORY 12
Solution to pure and mixed integer programming problem by Branch and Bound and cutting plane
algorithms. Game Theory-Two person Zero sum games-Saddle point, Dominance Rule, Convex
Linear Combination (Averages), methods of matrices, graphical and LP solutions.
UNIT IV INVENTORY MODELS, SIMULATION AND DECISION THEORY 12
Inventory Models – EOQ and EBQ Models (With and without shortages), Quantity Discount
Models. Decision making under risk – Decision trees – Decision making under uncertainty.
Monte-carlo simulation.
UNIT V QUEUING THEORY AND REPLACEMENT MODELS 12
Queuing Theory - single and Multi-channel models – infinite number of customers and infinite
calling source. Replacement Models-Individuals replacement Models (With and without time value
of money) – Group Replacement Models.
TOTAL: 60 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS
1. Paneerselvam R., Operations Research, Prentice Hall of India, Fourth Print, 2008.
2. N. D Vohra, Quantitative Techniques in Management,Tata Mcgraw Hill, 2010.
3. Pradeep Prabakar Pai, Operations Research - Principles and Practice, Oxford Higher
Education, .
REFERENCES
1. Hamdy A Taha, Introduction to Operations Research, Prentice Hall India, Seventh
Edition, Third Indian Reprint 2004.
2. G. Srinivasan, Operations Research – Principles and Applications, PHI, 2007.
3. Gupta P.K, Hira D.S, Problem in Operations Research, S.Chand and Co, 2007.
4. Kalavathy S, Operations Research, Second Edition, Vikas Publishing House, 2004.
5. Frederick & Mark Hillier, Introduction to Management Science – A Modeling and case

studies approach with spreadsheets, Tata Mcgraw Hill, 2005.