ENGM 5040 - Decision Making and Optimization Techniques


(3) Credit Hours

Engineering and mathematical optimization techniques for engineering/engineering management applications will be covered with an understanding of how the techniques can be applied, the mechanics of application, and the use in assisting the engineer/engineering manager. Topics are classical optimization techniques, probabilistic techniques, linear programming, dynamic programming, inventory, and waiting lines. Topics will focus on application of techniques to various industry segments such as research, manufacturing, transportation, distribution, and services. Prerequisite: department head approval. May be registered as ENGR 5040. Credit not allowed in both ENGM 5040 and ENGR 5040. Differential Course Fee will be assessed.

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