autumn 2024
INE-3606 Operations Research 2 - 5 ECTS

Type of course

Practical course. The course can be taken as a single course.

Admission requirements

Bachelor degree in Engineering program in mechanical, electrical power, electronics, mechatronics, material science, industrial engineering, process engineering or other equivalent majors.

In addition, the following requirements must be met:

-minimum 25 credits in mathematics (equivalent to Mathematical Methods 1, 2 og 3), 5 credits in statistics and 7,5 ects i physics on a higher level is required.

Knowledge about basic operations research technics, methods and models is an advantage.

Application code: 9371

Course overlap

If you pass the examination in this course, you will get an reduction in credits (as stated below), if you previously have passed the following courses:

STE6306 Operations Research 2 5 ects

Course content

Practical applications of Operations Research

Objectives of the course

Knowledge: Based on techniques given in Operations Research 1 and some extensions this course give the students knowledge in modelling and optimization of real-life deterministic or probabilistic systems.

Skills: The candidate will be able to perform modelling and optimization of real-life deterministic or probabilistic systems by formulating a model, decide solution techniques and then solve the model.

General (overall) Qualifications: Based on the practical experience of solving real-life problems the candidate shall be able to communicate, solve and improve related problems in future education and working life.

Language of instruction and examination


Teaching methods

The candidate will perform a practical project in the area of Operations Research

Information to incoming exchange students

This course is open for inbound exchange student who meets the admission requirements. Please see the Admission requirements" section".

Master Level

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Examination: Date: Grade scale:
Assignment 11.10.2024 14:00 (Hand in) A–E, fail F
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More info about the assignment

A practical project of operations research will be delivered for evaluation.

Re-sit examination

A re-sit exam will not be arranged for this course
  • About the course
  • Campus: Narvik |
  • ECTS: 5
  • Course code: INE-3606
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