Course detail

Operational and System Analysis

The subject provide the basic overview of the terminology of system analysis and basic types of optimisation tasks including the most often used methods of operation research and its implementation in water management as linear programming, non-linear programming, dynamic programming, multi criteria optimistion, graph theory, network analysis methods, project management, arificial neural networks, genetic algorithm and risk analysis.

Department

Institute of Municipal Water Management (VHO)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The student manages the basic knowledge of linear and non-linear programming, graph theory, multicriteria optimisation methods, project management, Artificial Neural network and Genetic algoritm. Get the basic skill with using the software tools Excel-Solver and MS Project.

Prerequisites

Mathematics in scope of bachelor study program Civil Engineering, the basic knowledge of the Excel software tool

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Subject of operational and system analysis, basic terms and types of problems
2. Linear programming – methods of graphical solution, Simplex method
3. Dual problem of linear programming, specific problems of linear programming
4. Transportation problem – solving by MODI method
5. Non-linear programming, method of objective function linearization
6. Non-linear programming – Lagrange method
7. Polyoptimal problems, pareto solving techniques
8. Combinatorial problems, bivalent programming
9. Graph theory, minimum graph frame and minimum graph trace
10.Network analysis – methods of project control
11.Dynamic programming
12.Neural networks, genetic algorithms
13.Risk analysis

Aims

Get the basic knowledge of operation reserach methods which are used in water management as a linear and non-linear programming, graph theory, multicriteria optimisation methods, Artificial Neural Networks, Genetic Algoritm. Handle the fundamental solution of optimization problems using the module SOLVER (Excel) and project management with MS Project tool.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

• Programme N-P-E-SI (N) Master's

branch V , 1. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, compulsory

• Programme N-K-C-SI (N) Master's

branch V , 1. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, compulsory

• Programme N-P-C-SI (N) Master's

branch V , 1. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Exercise

39 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer