Operations Research Models and Methods / Methods

Linear Programming

The Teach LP add-in provides instruction for three different algorithms for solving linear programming. The first two are simplex methods that traverse the boundary of the feasible polytope and the last is an interior point method.

The Tableau Primal Simplex

Primal Simplex Demonstrations (Flash)
Click on a title below for a demonstration. You must use the Flash 4 player or later for these demonstrations. Click on the Flash name above to be transferred to the download facility at Macromedia.


The Teach Tableau Excel add-in (Excel Add-in Download)
This add-in demonstrates three approaches to solve the linear programming model. Several options are available that provide different levels of student interaction. The links below are for instructions on using the three methods.




LP Supplements
We provide several pdf supplements for linear programming methods.

  • Dual Simplex
  • Sensitivity Analysis
  • Duality
  • Iterior Point Methods



Operations Research Models and Methods
by Paul A. Jensen and Jon Bard, University of Texas, Copyright by the Authors