Suggested readings

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Readings will be posted soon.

Printed material

The course material is constantly being updated from a variety of books, journal articles, newspaper articles, contributions from others to this wiki, and the author's own experiences with data analysis and consulting.

The following printed materials have influenced the course content. In alphabetical order:

Author(s) Title Google search results Amazon Other links
Edgar, Himmelblau, and Lasdon Optimization of Chemical Processes, McGraw-Hill, 2001 Google Amazon
Rardin Optimization in Operations Research, Prentice-Hall, 1998 Google Amazon
Reklaitis, Ravindran, and Ragsdell Engineering Optimization; Methods and Applications, Wiley, 1983 Google Publisher site
Rao Engineering Optimization, Theory and Practice, 3rd ed., Wiley, 1996 Google Amazon
Taha Operations Research: An Introduction, 9th ed., Prentice-Hill, 2010 Google Amazon
Williams Model Building in Mathematical Programming, 5th ed., Wiley, 2013 Google Amazon
Winston Operations Research: Applications and Algorithms, Duxbury Press, 2003 Google Amazon

Online book

Some recommended free online books:

Online courses

There are a wide variety of online courses that cover topics similar to this course. May I suggest you consider looking at these if you are looking for more exposure to the course material: