Accession Number : AD0717085

Title :   Optimal Strategies in Capacity Expansion,

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV BERKELEY OPERATIONS RESEARCH CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Nigam,Avadhesh K.

Report Date : JUN 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 166

Abstract : The report deals with a capacity expansion problem. Given a certain increasing demand function for a product or a service and the costs of operating processing plants of different sizes, the problem is to find the optimal size of the plants to be built and their optimal installation times in order that the present value of all future costs incurred is a minimum. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*DYNAMIC PROGRAMMING, OPTIMIZATION), (*WASTES(SANITARY ENGINEERING), DISPOSAL), MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL, COSTS, INTEGRALS, DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS, NUMERICAL INTEGRATION, DECISION THEORY, CONVEX SETS, STOCHASTIC PROCESSES, MATRICES(MATHEMATICS), COMPUTER PROGRAMS, THESES

Subject Categories : Operations Research
      Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE