## Introduction to Operations Research, Volume 1-- This classic, field-defining text is the market leader in Operations Research -- and it's now updated and expanded to keep professionals a step ahead -- Features 25 new detailed, hands-on case studies added to the end of problem sections -- plus an expanded look at project planning and control with PERT/CPM -- A new, software-packed CD-ROM contains Excel files for examples in related chapters, numerous Excel templates, plus LINDO and LINGO files, along with MPL/CPLEX Software and MPL/CPLEX files, each showing worked-out examples |

### From inside the book

Results 1-3 of 65

Page 757

Frederick S. Hillier, Gerald J. Lieberman. FIGURE 15.5 Graphical display of how

the expected payoff for each

of oil changes for the first Goferbroke Co. problem. A. 700 ...

Frederick S. Hillier, Gerald J. Lieberman. FIGURE 15.5 Graphical display of how

the expected payoff for each

**alternative**action changes when the prior probabilityof oil changes for the first Goferbroke Co. problem. A. 700 ...

Page 900

pool the operators so that any idle operator can take the next machine needing

servicing.

work ...

**Alternative**1 is to assign each operator to her own machines.**Alternative**2 is topool the operators so that any idle operator can take the next machine needing

servicing.

**Alternative**3 is to combine the operators into a single crew that willwork ...

Page 928

(d) Which

Railroad Company has been subcontracting for the painting of its railroad cars as

needed. However, management has decided that the company can save money

...

(d) Which

**alternative**do you think Jerry should choose? 18.4-8. The SouthernRailroad Company has been subcontracting for the painting of its railroad cars as

needed. However, management has decided that the company can save money

...

### What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

### Other editions - View all

### Common terms and phrases

activity additional algorithm alternative amount analysis apply assignment assumed basic variable begin BF solution calculate called changes coefficients column complete Consider constraints Construct corresponding cost CPF solution customers decision demand described determine developed distribution entering equations estimated example expected feasible FIGURE final flow formulation given gives hour identify illustrate increase indicates initial inventory iteration linear programming machine Maximize mean million Minimize month needed node objective function obtained operations optimal optimal solution original parameter path payoff perform plant player possible presented Prob probability problem procedure profit programming problem queueing respectively resulting shown shows side simplex method solution solve step strategy Table tableau tion transportation unit waiting weeks