Optimization of Mining Operations

Course Name: 

Optimization of Mining Operations (MN919)




Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

04 (4-0-0)


Mathematical programming problem. Mathematical Models, Methods for special linear programs, Lagrange's method; sensitivity analysis, Non-Linear programming methods, Geometric programming; Goal Programming; stochastic linear programming, Dynamic programming; Game Theory.


Kalyanmoy Deb, Optimization for Engineering design: Algorithons and Examples, Prentice Hall of India, 2000. Kambo N.S. Mathematical Programming Techniques, Affliated East-West Press 1991. Mital K.V. and Mohan C. , Optimization Methods in operations research and systems analysis, New Age Intl. Publi. 1996.

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Prof. V. R. Sastry, Head of the Department
Department of Mining Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

  • Hot line: +91-0824-2473051
  • Email: mininghod[AT]nitk[DOT]ac[DOT]in

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