Operations Research discusses the methods to solve all the important types of problems in the subject, including Linear Programming, Transportation Problems, Assignment Problems, Dynamic Programming, Decision Theory, Game Theory, Integer Programming, Inventory Management, Simulation and Queuing Theory. With its approach and focus, this book will be an indispensable book for B. Tech students of Mechanical, Industrial and Production Engineering. It will also serve as a good reference book for students of management education and mathematics.
C. B. Gupta :- C.B. Gupta, a faculty of Mathematics at Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani (Rajasthan), obtained his Master's degree in Mathematical Statistics and Ph.D. in Operations Research from Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra (Haryana). He has more than 20 years of teaching experience of graduate and postgraduate classes. His areas of interest are Applied Statistics and Operations Research. He has guided a number of students on these topics for their thesis and dissertation. He has number of research papers and books including Probability and Statistics for Engineers and Quantitative Methods to his credit.P K Dwivedi :- presently working as Professor and Head, Department of Mathematics, and Director Academics at Institute of Engineering & Technology, Alwar (Raj), obtained his Ph.D. from DDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. His areas of specialization are Operation Research and Differential Geometry. He has about 20 years of experience in teaching of UG & PG courses. Dr. Dwivedi has published more than 60 research papers in journals of repute and conferences, also 4 more books and proceedings to his credit. Dr. Dwivedi has guided/guiding many M.Tech and Ph.D. students. He is member of various professional bodies.S R Yadav :- S.R. Yadav, Professor of Mathematics in B. K. Birla Institute of Engineering & Technology, Pilani (Rajasthan) (Formerly, Professor of Mathematics, BITS Pilani), has experience of more than forty-five years in teaching and research. Prof. Yadav spent his teaching time at BITS Pilani for 39 years and has been nucleus member of various divisions in BITS, Pilani. He did his Ph.D. from BITS, Pilani in 1973. He taught Optimization Techniques and Operations Research for about 30 years. He has published more than fifteen papers in national and international journals and has attended and presented research papers in various conferences. He served as Director at Shighania Institute of Law, Management, Science and Technology (At present Shighania University) Pacheri Badi, Jhunjhunu (Rajasthan).