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CIVE.5810: Engineering Systems

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Introduction

The course presents advanced methods of operations research, management science and economic analysis that are applied in the design, planning and management of engineering systems. Main topics covered, include

  • statistical regression modeling
  • system optimization and mathematical programming techniques
  • network analysis
  • project planning and scheduling
  • decision analysis
  • simulation
  • queueing theory
  • system reliability
  • project risk assessment.

The examples and problems presented in the course illustrate how the analysis methods are used in a variety of systems applications, such as: civil engineering, environmental systems, transportation systems, construction management, water resources, urban development, etc.

Course Textbook