## Operation Research: Pert, Cpm & Cost AnalysisThis book on Operation Research has been specially written to meet the requirements of the M.Sc., M.Com. and M.B.A. students for all Indian Universities. The subject matter has been discussed in such a simple way that the students will find no difficulty to understand it. The proof of various theorems and examples has been given with minute details. Each chapter of this book contains complete theory and fairly large number of solved examples, sufficient problems have also been selected from various universities examination papers. Contents: Project Management PERT and CPM, Markov Chains, Basic Simplex Method, Resource Scheduling, Assignment Problem, Cost Analysis, Contracting and Updating. |

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activity duration allocation arrow diagram artificial variables assignment problem basic feasible solution brand calculations cent cities column corresponding cost matrix cost slope critical activities critical path customers Determine developed dummy earliest estimates Example following table free float Gantt Chart given problem indirect cost initial B.F.S. Line of Balance linear programming problem linearly independent machine market share Markov chain matrix of transition maximization Maximize Z minimum element network diagram network techniques non-critical activities objective function obtained optimal assignment optimal solution optimum packages period PERT and CPM planning Predecessor Activity programme project completion project cost project duration project schedule resources required shown in Fig simplex algorithm simplex method simplex table slack slack variables solve Step subject to 2x surplus variables total cost total float total project transition matrix transition probabilities travelling salesman problem updating various activities vector weeks zero assignments