Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
11320201E11675OPERATIONS RESEARCH ICompulsory355
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
•To be understood the relationship between Operations Research, operations and other business functions, such as Marketing, Finance Accounting, and Human Resources. • To teach the solution of business problems by using mathematical models, quantitative techniques and methods.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Burcu ARACIOGLU
Learning Outcomes
1LO1. To be able to solve the problems that emerge in the different functions of businesses by using scientific methods, interpret data and interpret the results.
2LO2. To be able to define the development process of the techniques that used in operations research, the differences and general structure of these techniques and assess them
3LO3. To be able to use theoretical and practical knowledge gained in the basic fields of operations research
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
none
Recommended Optional Programme Components
none
Course Contents
This course aims to teach the operations research and modelling constructs. After an introduction to Operations Research, linear programming, modelling, graphical solution, simplex method, transportation and assigment problems, and project management subjects will be addressed.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Week Introduction to Operations Research
2Week Linear Programming: Model Formulation
3Week Linear Programming: Model Formulation,
4Week Linear Programming: Model Formulation
5Week Linear Programming: Graphical Solution
6Week Linear Programming: Graphical Solution
7Week Linear Programming: Simplex Method
8Week Midterm
9Week Linear Programming: Simplex Method
10Week Transportation Problem: Initial solution table and solution methods VAM and MODI Method
11Week Transportation Problem: Initial solution table and solution methods VAM and MODI Method
12Week Assigment Problems
13Week Assigment Problems
14Week Project Management: Gantt Chart, CPM/PERT
15Week Project Management: Gantt Chart, CPM/PERT
16Week Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
- Taylor, Bernard W. (2010), Introduction to Management Science, 10th Edition,.USA: Prentice Hall, -Taha, Hamdy A. (1997)., Operations Research An Introduction, USA: Prentice Hall. -Winston, Wayne L.(1994), Operations Research: Applications and Algorithms, Belmont: Duxbury Press. - SEZGİN, Attila ve ADA (1990), Erhan. İşletmeciler İçin Yöneylem Araştırması , Ankara: TPV-Kalkınma Bankası Matbaası. - Altaylı, Behçet(1996), “Yöneylem Araştırması”, Ankara: UYTES.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
English
Work Placement(s)
none
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures16348
Practice14342
Self Study14114
Individual Study for Homework Problems14114
Individual Study for Mid term Examination10220
Individual Study for Final Examination20240
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)182
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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