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Høst 2020

INE-3606 Operations Research 2 - 5 stp

The course is administrated by

Faculty of Engineering Science and Technology

Type of course

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

Course contents

Practical applications of Operations Research

Application deadline

Applicants from Nordic countries: 1 June Exchange students and Fulbright students: 15 April

Admission requirements

A relevant undergraduate bachelor Engineering programme with minimum 30 credits Mathematics/statistics topics.

Knowledge about basic operations research technics, methods and models.

Application code: 9371

Objective 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


Teaching methods

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


Examination and assessment

A project report accounting for 100% of the total grade in the course.

Grading will be done by A-F scale, where F is Fail.

A re-sit exam will be arranged for this course where a new project report has to be delivered within the given date.

Date for examination

Project report hand in date 16.10.2020

The date for the exam can be changed. The final date will be announced at your faculty early in May and early in November.

Course overlap

STE6306 Operations Research 2 5 stp
Lectures Autumn 2020
Forelesning f.aman. Jan-Arne Pettersen