LP Modelling I

General Information

The aim of the course is to introduce students to modeling and solution techniques in the area of linear programming. Models in the fields of production, logistics and supply chain management are used to illustrate the concepts. Students will learn how to implement simple problems using Mosel / XPress.

Course Content

  • Introduction linear programming
  • Graphical solution method
  • Simplex method (brief repetition)
  • Duality & sensitivity analysis & its economic interpretation
  • Introduction to XPress-MP
  • Pure, mixed and binary integer programming
  • Piecewise linear functions