Accession Number : AD0701051

Title :   AN ALGORITHM FOR COMPUTING OPTIMUM STOCK LEVELS IN A TWO-LEVEL MAINTENANCE SYSTEM.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT CENTER FORT LEE VA

Personal Author(s) : Kruss,W. Karl

Report Date : JAN 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : An optimization algorithm for a multi-echelon model is given which does not assume convexity. The algorithm employs a bound technique to determine a finite search area. Updating the bound is used to increase the efficiency. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*INVENTORY CONTROL, MATHEMATICAL MODELS), ALGORITHMS, OPTIMIZATION, COST EFFECTIVENESS, MAINTENANCE, SPARE PARTS, SUBROUTINES, PROBABILITY DENSITY FUNCTIONS

Subject Categories : Operations Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE