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Ano Letivo: 2016/17

TeSP - Automação Industrial

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Publication in the Diário da República: Aviso n.º 11774/2016 - 27/09/2016

5 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 31,0 T + 30,0 PL + 5,0 OT

- Pedro Manuel Granchinho de Matos

Not applicable.

- Analyze problems using optimization tools;
- Understand the basic methodology for project analysis in conditions of certainty and uncertainty;
- Understand the basic methodology for the analysis of economic and financial viability of investment projec

1. Linear Programming
1.1 Optimization concept;
1.2 Motivation examples in business context;
1.3 Optimization without restrictions and with restrictions;
1.4 Decision variables;
1.5 Formulation of the problem;
1.6 Graphical Resolution of Linear Programming Problems;
1.7 Simplex Algorithm;
1.8 Duality and sensitivity analysis;

2. Evaluation of Investment Projects
2.1 Fundamental concepts;
2.2 Basic studies for the preparation of an investment project;
2.3 The extra aspects - financial projects;
2.4 Plans of investment, operation and financing;
2.5 Analysis of cash flows of the projects;
2.6 The cost of capital;
2.7 Profitability measures;
2.8 Decision to invest towards risk;

3. Project Management
3.1 The importance of project Management;
3.2 The planning and project scheduling;
3.3 Gantt Chart;
3.4 Network PERT / CPM;
3.5 Deterministic and probabilistic analysis of critical path;
3.6 Computerized Project Management;

Evaluation Methodology
Written test in any of the assessment seasons and a project. Both worth 50% of the final mark.

- A., C. (2005). Elaboração e análise de projectos de investimento.. (Vol. 1). : Silabo
- Jacobs, R. e Aquilano, N. e Chase, R. (2001). Operations Management for Competitive Advantage. (Vol. 1). USA: McGraw-Hill
- Winston, W. (1993). Operations Research. USA: Duxbury Press

Teaching Method
Lectures and case study analysis.

Software used in class
Microsoft Excel




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