RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR TRANSPORTATION (RAFT)

A LINEAR PROGRAMMING FORMULATION IS DESCRIBED THAT WILL PERMIT THE OPTIMAL ASSIGNMENT OF TRANSPORTATION RESOURCES (VEHICLES) AND MOVEMENT REQUIREMENTS TO A NETWORK CONSISTING OF A SET OF DESIGNATED ORIGINS, PORTS OF EMBARKATION, EN ROUTE BASES, PORTS OF DEBARKATION, AND DESTINATIONS TO ACHIEVE A PRESCRIBED SCHEDULE OF ARRIVALS. THE RAFT MODEL DIFFERS FROM EXISTING STRATEGIC MOBILITY PLANNING LP MODELS IN THE FOLLOWING RESPECTS: (1) IT PERMITS THE OPTIMUM ALLOCATION OF BOTH TRANSPORTATION RESOURCES AND MOVEMENT REQUIREMENTS TO AVAILABLE ROUTES FROM ORIGIN TO DESTINATION. (2) IT ALLOWS FOR THE TRANSSHIPMENT OF MOVEMENT REQUIREMENTS SUBJECT TO CONSTANT DELAYS AT EN ROUTE NODES AND TRANS- SHIPMENT POINTS. (QUEUES ARE NOT ALLOWED AT EN ROUTE NODES

  • Corporate Authors:

    MITRE Corporation

    Bedford, MA  USA 
  • Authors:
    • Bennington, G
    • Lubore, S
  • Publication Date: 1969-2

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00201766
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Traffic Systems Reviews & Abstracts
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Mtp-331
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 1 1970 12:00AM