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Handbook of Operations Research Applications at Railroads

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ISBN-10: 1489975713

ISBN-13: 9781489975713

Edition: 2015

Authors: Bruce W. Patty

List price: $129.00
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This is the first book to offer a complete spectrum of the role that operations research has played and can play in the improvement of North American freight railroads. It explores how decisions are made at railroads, contains examples of the mathematical programming formulations to the complex problems, and provides insights into real-world applications. The handbook is divided into eleven chapters, covering topics including scheduling problems, empty railcar distribution, and intermodal rail. These topics have been specifically selected to offer a thorough examination of the application of operations research at freight railroads. The chapters are written by recognized award-winning…    
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Book details

List price: $129.00
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 4/15/2015
Binding: E-Book 
Pages: 278
Language: English