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Solving wood chip transport problems with computer simulation.Author(s): Dennis P. Bradley; Sharon A. Winsauer
Source: Research Paper NC-138. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionEfficient chip transport operations are difficult to achieve due to frequent and often unpredictable changes in distance to market, chipping rate, time spent at the mill, and equipment costs. This paper describes a computer simulation model that allows a logger to design an efficient transport system in response to these changing factors.
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CitationBradley, Dennis P.; Winsauer, Sharon A. 1976. Solving wood chip transport problems with computer simulation. Research Paper NC-138. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordschipping, trucking, optimization
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