Courses Catalogue

Systems Engineering

COURSE CODE: CIV7204
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 4
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Civil Engineering, Masters
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Postgraduate

Course Description

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The course in geared at taking the student through the principles of systems engineering of operations research. It covers Monte carlo simulation of financial and construction models, decision and utility theory, dynamic programming, queuing theory applications to construction management, stock control, planning and organization, resource leveling and smoothing, project cost-time algorithms, formulation and application of linear programming, Simplex method, transportation and assignment problems, bidding theory, risk analysis and project appraisal.