Accession Number : AD0604397

Title :   A LINEAR PROGRAMMING MODEL OF THE U. S. PETROLEUM REFINING INDUSTRY,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Manne,Alan S.

Report Date : 16 MAY 1956

Pagination or Media Count : 85

Abstract : This paper reports upon the construction of one of a series of process analysis models that are being developed for the United States economy. The general purpose of these studies is to give numerical answers to questions about production capability, and at the same time to take account of potential substitutions between alternative production processes.

Descriptors :   (*LINEAR PROGRAMMING, SCHEDULING), (*PETROLEUM INDUSTRY, MATHEMATICAL MODELS), (*REFINERIES, MATHEMATICAL MODELS), (*SCHEDULING, PETROLEUM INDUSTRY), ECONOMICS, PETROLEUM PRODUCTS, TRANSPORTATION, GEOGRAPHY, OPERATIONS RESEARCH, SAMPLING, MATRICES(MATHEMATICS), PRODUCTION, PROCESSING, UNITED STATES

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE