Industrial and Management Systems Engineering


Date of this Version

Fall 1999


Classroom exercise for IMSE 150 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. This goal is to introduce freshman industrial engineering students to various aspects of industrial engineering and being an engineer. Operations Research is an area of industrial engineering concerned with the allocation of scarce resources. One area of operations research is linear programming. Linear programming is a method often used to solve large, complicated problems. These problems often require a manager to determine how to use the company’s limited resources most efficiently.