Volgenau School of Engineering
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OR 652: Military Operations Research Modeling II: Effectiveness Analysis

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Examines issues and modeling underlying military decisions at the Military Service, Joint Staff, and Department of Defense level. Analytical methods with applications to theater campaign analysis, equipment and weapon system modernization, force structure development, strategic mobility and deployment, small-scale contingency operations, logistics, and requirements determination are considered. Optimization, simulation, and statistical techniques are stressed. Realistic problems presented and solved as case studies. Display of results and presentation techniques for military decision makers emphasized.

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Examines issues and modeling underlying military decisions at the Military Service, Joint Staff, and Department of Defense level. Analytical methods with applications to theater campaign analysis, equipment and weapon system modernization, force structure development, strategic mobility and deployment, small-scale contingency operations, logistics, and requirements determination are considered. Optimization, simulation, and statistical techniques are stressed. Realistic problems presented and solved as case studies. Display of results and presentation techniques for military decision makers emphasized.

When Offered: Fall

Corequisite(s): OR 541 or 542.

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Credits: 3

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