USE OF MULTIDIMENSIONAL UTILITY FUNCTIONS IN HAZARDOUS SHIPMENT DECISIONS

Recent developments in multiple-objective decision analysis are utilized to assess the applicability of the theory to decisions in hazardous material shipments. A realistic problem involving decisions related to the shipment of anhydrous ammonia by different transportation modes is formulated and solved utilizing decision theory. The results indicate that decision analysis may prove to be a useful tool in optimizing choices regarding hazardous material transportation. /Author/TRRL/

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    Pergamon Press, Incorporated

    Maxwell House, Fairview Park
    Elmsford, NY  United States  10523
  • Authors:
    • Kalelkar, A S
    • BROOKS, R E
  • Publication Date: 1978-9

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  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00189246
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 12 1979 12:00AM