Linear Programming


COURSE OUTLINE

 

  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
STUDY LEVEL Undergraduate
COURSE CODE ECO1008 SEMESTER 8TH
COURSE TITLE LINEAR PROGRAMMING
INDEPENDENT TEACHING ACTIVITIES

 

TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK ECTS
Lectures and exercises  (3+2) 5
COURSE TYPE Specialization
PREREQUISITE COURSE(S):
LANGUAGE (TEACHING AND EXAMS) Greek
THE COURSE IS OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS Yes (in English)
COURSE WEBSITE (URL)

 

  1. TEACHING OUTCOMES
Teaching outcomes
Upon the completion of the course the students;

  • should become capable of implementing Simplex method on agro – economic problems
General capabilities
  • Analytical and Synthetical Thinking
  • Knowledge on Mathematics

 

  1. COURSE CONTENT
The Linear Decision Model ,  What is Linear Programming? A Preview,  Types of Linear Problems, Transformation to a typical linear Programming problem, Core concepts (Feasible Area, Feasible Solution) Graphical Solution of Linear Programming Problem, Simplex Algorithm, Solution with Simplex, Duality.

 

  1. TEACHING AND LEARNING ASSESSMENT METHODS
DELIVERING METHOD In classroom
IT USE §  Power point

§  e-class

 

TEACHING ORGANIZATION Activity Semester workload

 

Lectures 39
Exercises 26
Individual study 60
   
Course total

(25-hour workload per credit unit)

 

125

STUDENT ASSESSMENT

 

Written exams at the end of the semester both on theory and exercises

Two tests are taken within the semester and the average of the grade of those tests is multiplied by 0,3 and is added to the grade of the final test. The precondition for the validity of this bonus is the grade of the final test to be equal or over three. 2. Assignments are delegated to the students that are graded with ranking 0-2. The grade of this assignment is added to the final grade of the semester The precondition for the validity of this bonus is the grade of the final test to be equal or over three

 

 

  1. PROPOSED LITERATURE
§  Koutroumanidis Th., Zafeiriou E., Malesios Ch., Applied Mathematics for Agriculture (in Greek)

§  M Loukakis Linear Programming

§  Paparrizos K. Linear Programming, Algorithms and Applications