# MMAT5230 Mathematics for Logistics

Term
1
Day & Times
Wednesday 6:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Room
Yasumoto Int'l Acad Park LT9
Lecturer
E-mail
jwong@math.cuhk.edu.hk
Office
Room 208, LSB
Phone extension
3943 - 7987
Lecturer's office hours
Please email me to arrange an appointment.
Teaching Assistant
Dr. LAW Hiu Fai
E-mail
hflaw@math.cuhk.edu.hk
Office
Room 210, LSB
Phone extension
3943 - 7985
TA's office hours
Please email me to arrange an appointment.
Course Information

#### Course Outline

This course is designed for the M.Sc. Degree Programme in Mathematics. The course provides the basic mathematical tools for logistics. Topics will include: Linear and nonlinear programming, resource allocation problem, shortest route problem, inventory and production problem, cargo loading problem, equipment replacement problem, reliability problem, max flow problem, decision tree analysis, production theory, maintenance and reliability theory.

#### Text and References

References

This is available at the CUHK library.

The text/reference should not be treated as a substitute for the lectures. The lectures may present the material covered in the text in a different manner, or deviate from it entirely. You should take your own notes in class.

The Chinese University of Hong Kong places very high importance on honesty in academic work submitted by students, and adopts a policy of zero tolerance on cheating and plagiarism. Any related offence will lead to disciplinary action including termination of studies at the University. For information on categories of offenses and types of penalties, students should consult the following link: , or doc.

#### Evaluation

Your final letter-grade will be determined by your point Ranking viz. your final score (out of 100 points). The total score for your course grades is distributed as follows:

Homework
10% (Each 2.5%)
Quiz
20% (Each 10%)
Midterm
20%
Final
50%

#### Homeworks

There will be four graded homework assignments.

Please note that you MUST do the whole homework entirely by yourself. In case of difficulty, you may consult the instructor and the tutors during their office hours. Any answers that show evidence of having been done with others will receive a score of zero; stronger action may also be taken (visit ). Don’t copy the work of others! Be neat, concise and well-organized.

Late homework answers will NOT be graded, and will receive a score of zero.

#### Examination Schedule

Schedules of quizzes, mid-term test and final examination are:

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### Quiz 1

Day & Time: September 30, from 8:40 pm - 9:10 pm
Room: Yasumoto Int'l Acad Park LT9

### Quiz 2

Day & Time: November 18, from 8:40 pm - 9:10 pm
Room: Yasumoto Int'l Acad Park LT9

#### Midterm

Day & Time: October 28, from 8:10 pm - 9:10 pm
Room: Yasumoto Int'l Acad Park LT9

#### Final

Day & Time: December 9, from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Room: Yasumoto Int'l Acad Park LT9

#### Lecture Notes

Once you have enrolled your course, we will send you a username and password to access your online learning resources.