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Operations Research 1 past question for the year 2019 examines 400-level Science and Technology students of FUTO, offering STA433 course on their knowledge of operation research, programming, simplex method, weak duality theorem, linear programming, PERT, CPM

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## Past Questions related to Operations Research 1

Year: 2020

School: Federal University of Technology, Owerri

Department: Engineering

Course Code: IPE503

Topics: Operation research, linear programming, operations research applications, simplex method

Year: 2020

School: Federal University of Technology, Owerri

Department: Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine

Course Code: AEC411

Topics: Operation research methods, allocation problem, quantitative techniques, feasible solution, feasible region, total inventory cost, total cost shortage, traffic density, north west corner method

Year: 2019

School: Federal University of Technology, Owerri

Department: Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine

Course Code: AEC411

Topics: linear programming

Year: 2018

School: Federal University of Technology, Owerri

Department: Science and Technology

Course Code: CSC510

Topics: model development, mathematical model, markov model, exponential model, cubic model, inverse model, CPU, linear programming, allocation problem

Year: 2018

School: University of Ilorin

Department: Science and Technology

Course Code: MAT326

Topics: Laurent expansion, Liouville theorem, Residue Theorem, Cauchy inequality, Rouche theorem, Analytic continuation, convergence, maximum modulus theorem

Year: 2020

School: University of Benin

Department: Science and Technology

Course Code: MTH110

Topics: Sets, binary operation, partial fractions, mathematical induction, real numbers, remainder theorem, factor theorem, polynomial, mapping, complex number, Argand diagram, trigonometric function, sequence, series, recurrency, D'Alembert ratio test, permutation, combination

Year: 2019

School: Federal University of Technology, Owerri

Department: Science and Technology

Course Code: BLD423

Topics: research

Year: 2018

School: Federal University of Technology, Owerri

Department: Science and Technology

Course Code: QTS328

Topics: research, logic, wheel, idea, proposal, plagiarism

Year: 2019

School: Federal University of Technology, Owerri

Department: Science and Technology

Course Code: EVT407

Topics: statistical interference, experimental error, pig, piggery, fish, linear model, ANOVA, Bernoulli trial

Year: 2012

School: University of Ilorin

Department: Science and Technology

Course Code: PHY142

Topics: Atomic physics, nuclear physics, Wave-particle duality theor, compton effect, electron, atom, X-ray

Year: 2015

School: Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University

Department: Science and Technology

Course Code: CHM171

Topics: weak acid, dilute acid, lithmus paper

Year: 2017

School: Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University

Department: Science and Technology

Course Code: CHM171

Topics: weak base, strong base

Year: 2019

School: Federal University of Technology, Minna

Department: Science and Technology

Course Code: CPT111, WKS110, GST110, BIO111, STA117, PHY113, MAT111, CHM1111, CHM112

Topics: reserve words, program statements, pseudo code, flowchart, programming language, algorithm, plant location, plant layout, accident, electrical hazards, zero error, communication skills, communication, essay writing, technical report writing, essay, cell biology, organelles, cell membrane, microscopy, microscope, biodiversity, hereditary, inheritance, monocotyledons, dicotyledons, frequency distribution, questionnaire, force, tension, pressure, vector, scalar, linear motion, random motion, rotational motion, oscillatory motion, gravitational field strength, escape velocity, logarithm, surd, geometric progression, sets, Bohr postulate, Raoults's law, LeChatelier's principle, chemical bonding, electronic configuration, inorganic chemistry, Dalton atomic theory Avogadro's number

Year: 2018

School: Federal University of Technology, Owerri

Department: Engineering

Course Code: ENG214

Topics: C++, program, IDE, statement, programming

### Books related to Operations Research 1

Author: Hamdy Taha

School: University of Ibadan

Department: Science and Technology

Course Code: STA343

Topics: Operations Research, Operations Research models, linear programming, two-variable linear programming model, modelling, simplex method, sensitivity analysis, artificial starting solution, duality, post-optimal analysis, primal-dual relationships, simplex algorithms, transportation model, assignment mode, network mode, shortest-route problem, Minimal spanning tree algorithm, maximal flow model, critical path model, revised simplex method, revised algorithm, bounded-variables algorithm, parametric linear programming, goal programming, goal programming formulation, goal programming algorithm, integer linear programming, Heuristic programming, greedy heuristic, local search heuristic, metaheuristic, constriant programming, traveling salesperson problem, deterministic dynamic programming, dynamic programming, inventory modelling, probability, probability distribution, decision analysis, games, game theory, probabilistic inventory models, Markov chains, queuing systems, simulation modeling, classical optimization theory, Nonlinear programming algorithms

Author: JK Sharma

School: Modibbo Adama University of Technology

Department: Administration, Social and Management science

Course Code: MM307

Topics: Linear Programming, Linear Programming Model Formulation, Graphical Method, Simplex Method, Duality in Linear Programming, Dual Linear Programming Problem, Sensitivity Analysis, Integer Linear Programming, Goal Programming, Transportation Problem, Assignment Problem, Decision Theory, Decision Trees, Theory of Games, game theory, Project Management, Deterministic Inventory Control Models, Probabilistic Inventory Control Models, Queuing Theory, Replacement Models, Maintenance Models, Markov Chains, Simulation, Sequencing Problems, Information Theory, Dynamic Programming, Classical Optimization Methods, Non-Linear Programming Methods, Revised Simplex Method, Dual-Simplex Method, Bounded Variables Linear Programming Problem, Parametric Linear Programming

Author: David Luenberger, Yinyu Ye

School: Federal University of Technology, Owerri

Department: Engineering

Course Code: ENG308

Topics: Linear programming, simplex method, linear programs, Duality, Complementarity, interior-point methods, conic linear programming, unconstrained problems, concave functions, convex functions, speed of convergence, quasi-newton methods, constrained minimization, penalty method, barrier method, duality method, dual method, primal-dual method

Author: Yetunde Folajimi

School: University of Ibadan

Department: Science and Technology

Course Code: CSC103

Topics: Programming, computer programming, computer languages, programming process, compilation, coding, debugging, syntax, Programming languages, low-Programming languages, high-Programming languages, Modular Programming Languages, Structured Programming Language, Business Oriented Language, Object oriented programming language, Visual Programming Languages, Algorithm, Problem-Solving, Problem Solving Process, Algorithmic Problem Solving, Pseudo-Codes, Pseudocode, Flowcharts, Flowchart Symbols, Flowcharting, Programming Environment, flowchart, Variables, Reserved Words, operators, Data Types, functions, Data Type, Numbers Manipulation, character manipulation, String Manipulation, Decision-Making, Loops, Conditional Statements, arrays, Computer Files, file input, file output, File Operation Modes

Author: Robert Vanderbei

School: Federal University of Technology, Owerri

Department: Engineering

Course Code: ENG308

Topics: simplex method, degeneracy, duality theory, primal simplex method, Lagrangian duality, sensitivity analysis, parametric analysis, implementation issues, convex analysis, game theory, regression, structural optimization, interior-point methods, central path, Lagrange multipliers, path-following method, KKT system, affine-scaling, method, integer programming, quadratic programming, convex programming, Markowitz model

Author: Steven Chapra, Raymond Canale

School: University of Uyo

Department: Engineering

Course Code: GRE411

Topics: Mathematical Modeling, Engineering Problem Solving, Programming, Software, structured programming, Modular Programming, EXCEL, MATLAB, Mathcad, Significant Figures, accuracy, precision, error, Round-Off Errors, Truncation Errors, Taylor Series, Bracketing Methods graphical method, bisection method, False-Position Method, Simple Fixed-Point Iteration, Newton-Raphson Method, secant method, Brent’s Method, multiple roots, Roots of Polynomials, Müller’s Method, Bairstow’s Method, Roots of Equations pipe friction, Gauss Elimination, Naive Gauss Elimination, complex systems, Gauss-Jordan, LU Decomposition, Matrix Inversion, Special Matrices, Gauss-Seidel, Linear Algebraic Equations, Steady-State Analysis, One-Dimensional Unconstrained Optimization, Parabolic Interpolation, Golden-Section Search, Multidimensional Unconstrained Optimization, Constrained Optimization, linear programming, Nonlinear Constrained Optimization, Least-Squares Regression, linear regression, polynomial regression, Multiple Linear Regression, Nonlinear Regression, Linear Least Squares, interpolation, Newton’s Divided-Difference Interpolating Polynomials, Lagrange Interpolating Polynomials, Inverse Interpolation, Spline Interpolation, Multidimensional Interpolation, Fourier Approximation, Curve Fitting, Sinusoidal Functions, Continuous Fourier Series, Fourier Integral, Fourier Transform, Discrete Fourier Transform, Fast Fourier Transform, power spectrum, Newton-Cotes Integration Formulas, Trapezoidal Rule, Simpson’s Rules, multiple integrals, Newton-Cotes Algorithms, Romberg Integration, Adaptive Quadrature, Gauss Quadrature, Improper Integrals, Monte Carlo Integration, Numerical Differentiation, High-Accuracy Differentiation Formulas, Richardson Extrapolation, partial derivatives, Numerical Integration, Runge-Kutta Method, Euler’s Method, Boundary-Value Problems, Eigenvalue Problems, Finite Difference, Elliptic Equations, Laplace equation, Boundary Condition, Heat-Conduction Equation, Crank-Nicolson Method, Finite-Element Method

Author: Lyman Ott, Michael Longnecker

School: University of Ilorin

Department: Science and Technology

Course Code: STA124, STA131, STA204, STA224, STA351, ECN414, STA433

Topics: Experimental Studies, Data Description, Probability, Probability Distributions, Population Central Values, inference, Multiple Comparisons, Categorical Data, Linear Regression, Correlation, Multiple Regression, General Linear Model, Analysis of Variance, Analysis of Covariance, Split-Plot, Repeated Measures, Crossover Designs

Author: Frederick Hillier, Gerald Lieberman

School: Federal University of Technology, Owerri

Department: Engineering

Course Code: ENG308

Topics: linear programming, simplex method, duality theory, Linear Programming under Uncertainty, Algorithms for Linear Programming, Transportation and Assignment Problems, Network Optimization Models, Dynamic Programming, Integer Programming, Nonlinear Programming, Metaheuristics, Game Theory, Decision Analysis, Queueing Theory, Inventory Theory, Markov Decision Processes, Simulation

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School: Edo University

Department: Science and Technology

Course Code: CHM221

Topics: analytical chemistry, stoichiometry, statistics, probability, Gibbs free energy, strong acid, strong base, titration, weak acid, weak base titrations, pH color indicators, polyprotic weak acids, pH approximations, precipitates, complex ion equilibria, electrochemical cells, galvanic cells, cell thermodynamics, potentiometric titrations, phase separations, chromatography, fractional distillation, solvent extractions, chromatographic separations, spectral measurements, Beer's law, photometric titrations, radioactivity, decay rate equations, neutron activation, radioactivity statistics

Author: Walter Gautschi

School: Federal University of Technology, Owerri

Department: Science and Technology

Course Code: MTH222, MTH421

Topics: Machine Arithmetic, Real Numbers, Machine Numbers, Rounding, Condition Numbers, Approximation, Interpolation, Least Squares Approximation, Polynomial Interpolation, Spline Functions, Numerical Differentiation, Numerical Integration, Nonlinear Equations, Iteration, Convergence, Efficiency, Method of False Position, Secant Method, Newton’s Method, Fixed Point Iteration, Algebraic Equations, Systems of Nonlinear Equations, Initial Value Problems for ODE, One-Step Methods, Numerical Methods, Euler’s Method, Taylor Expansion, Runge–Kutta Method, Error Monitoring, Step Control, Stiff Problems, Multistep Methods, Adams–Bashforth Method, Adams–Moulton Method, Predictor–Corrector Method, Two-Point Boundary Value Problems for ODEs, Initial Value Technique, Finite Difference Methods, Variational Methods

Author: Ravi Ravindran

School: University of Ibadan

Department: Science and Technology

Course Code: STA343

Topics: Operations research applications, Operations research, project management, critical path method, PERT Network analysis, precedence diagramming method, quality control, reliability, production systems, energy systems, airline optimization, financial engineering, supply chain management, E-commerce, water resources

Author: William Trench

School: Federal University of Technology, Owerri

Department: Science and Technology

Course Code: MTH203

Topics: Differential Equations, first order equations, Linear First Order Equations, separable equations, exact equations, integrating factors, numerical methods, Euler's method, Improved Euler Method, Runge-Kutta Method, Autonomous Second Order Equations, Linear Second Order Equations, Homogeneous Linear Equations, Constant Coefficient Homogeneous Equations, Non homogeneous Linear Equations, power series, Laplace transforms, inverse Laplace transform, initial value problem, unit step function, convolution, Linear Higher Order Equations, Linear Systems of Differential Equations, Constant Coefficient Homogeneous Systems

Author: William Trench

School: Federal University of Technology, Owerri

Department: Science and Technology

Course Code: MTH203

Topics: Differential Equations, first order equations, Linear First Order Equations, separable equations, exact equations, integrating factors, numerical methods, Euler's method, Improved Euler Method, Runge-Kutta Method, Autonomous Second Order Equations, Linear Second Order Equations, Homogeneous Linear Equations, Constant Coefficient Homogeneous Equations, Non homogeneous Linear Equations, power series, Laplace transforms, inverse Laplace transform, initial value problem, unit step function, convolution, Linear Higher Order Equations, Linear Systems of Differential Equations, Constant Coefficient Homogeneous Systems

Author: Richard Bronson, Govindasami Naadimuthu

School: Modibbo Adama University of Technology

Department: Administration, Social and Management science

Course Code: AC301

Topics: mathematical programming, linear programming, simplex method, dual simplex method, duality analysis, sensitivity analysis, integer programming, branch-and-round algorithm, cut algorithm, transportation algorithm, scheduling methods, nonlinear programming, single-variable optimization, multivarible optimization, network analysis, project planning, inventory models, forecasting, game theory, decision theory, dynamic programming, finite markov chains, markovian birth-death processes, queuing systems

Author: Charles Ogbulogo

School: National Open University of Nigeria

Department: Arts and Humanities

Course Code: ENG311

Topics: Research Methods, ecology of research, Approaches to Research, research topics source, Nature of Research Problems, Research Background, academic research components, research objectives, Hypotheses, Research Questions, research design, Qualitative Research Designs, qualitative research methods, Quantitative Research Design Library/Desk Research, Survey, Experimental Designs, Statistical Data Collection, Statistical Tools, Documentation, Referencing, Modern Language Association, American Psychological Association, Observation, Hypotheses Testing, Theory Construction, New Hypothesis, Ex-Post Facto Research, Action Research, Historical Research, case studies

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School: Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike

Department: Administration, Social and Management science

Course Code: ECO316

Topics: Project evaluation, capital investments, capital budgeting, decision making, project analysis, strategy, resource allocation, portfolio strategy, business level strategies, strategic planning capital budgeting, corporate appraisal, market surveyor, demand analysis, marketing plan, technical analysis, product mix, plant capacity, financial estimates, cost of production, profitability projections, projected cash flow statement, projected balance sheet, multi-year projections, time value of money, investment criteria, Net present value, benefit cost ratio, profitability index, payback period, project cash flows, cash flow illustrations, cost of capital, cost of debt, cost of equity, weighted average cost of capital, weighted marginal cost of capital, flotation cost, project risk analysis, sensitivity analysis, scenario analysis, break-even analysis, Hiller model, simulation analysis, decision tree analysis, managing risk, portfolio theory, capital budgeting, optimal timing, inflation, social cost benefit analysis, income distribution impact, linear programming model, integer linear programming model, goal programming model, managerial intuition, managerial judgement, reverse financial engineering, group process, capital structure, equity capital preference capital, debentures, term loans, project financing structure, financial closure, financial institutions, venture capital, private equity, infrastructure projects, public-private partnership, corporate governance, project management, project planning, project control project risk, time estimation, PERT Model, CPM Model, network cost system, project review, abandonment analysis, agency problem

Author: Larry Christensen, Burke Johnson, Lisa Turner

School: National Open University of Nigeria

Department: Administration, Social and Management science

Course Code: FMS431

Topics: Research Methods, scientific research, Research Approaches, Data Collection Methods, planning Research Study, Hypothesis Formulation, research ideas, scientific research ethics, Measurement Techniques, Sampling Methods, Research Validity, experimental methods, Experimental Research, research design, Quasi-Experimental Design, single-case design, Survey Research, Qualitative Research, Mixed Methods Research, Analyzing data, Interpreting Data, Summarizing Research Data-Descriptive Statistics, Inferential Statistics, research report, Preparing Research Report, Publishing Research Report

Author: Jack Fraenkel, Norman Wallen, Helen Hyun

School: University of Ibadan

Department: Arts and Humanities

Course Code: ENG308

Topics: research, research problem, Sampling, ethics, instrrumentation, validity, reliability, Internal Validity, Internal Validity, inferential statistics, data analysis, educational research, Quantitative Research Methodologies, Experimental Research, Single-Subject Research, Correlational Research, Causal-Comparative Research, Survey Research, Qualitative Research, Observation, Interviewing, Content Analysis, Qualitative Research Methodologies, Ethnographic Research, Historical Research, Mixed-Methods Studies, Mixed-Methods Research, Writing Research Proposals, Writing Research Reports

Author: Robert Beezer

School: Edo University

Department: Science and Technology

Course Code: MTH214

Topics: Linear algebra, vector, Reduced Row-Echelon Form, vector operations, linear combinations, spanning sets, linear independence, orthogonality, matrices, matrix operation, matrix multiplication, matrix inverses, vector spaces, subspaces, matrix determinants, Eigenvalues, Eigen vectors, linear transformations, Injective Linear Transformations, Surjective Linear Transformations, Invertible Linear Transformations, vector representations, matrix representations, complex number operations, sets

Author: Ema Bell, Alan Bryman, Bill Harley

School: University of Ilorin

Department: Science and Technology

Course Code: ICS321

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