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VENVAL : a plywood mill cost accounting programAuthor(s): Henry Spelter
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-GTR-68. Madison WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 25 pages.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Forest Products Laboratory
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DescriptionThis report documents a package of computer programs called VENVAL. These programs prepare plywood mill data for a linear programming (LP) model that, in turn, calculates the optimum mix of products to make, given a set of technologies and market prices. (The software to solve a linear program is not provided and must be obtained separately.) Linear programming finds the best solutions for a given set of circumstances. This paper illustrates and describes the software programs of VENVAL and its use in LP for softwood plywood mill operations.
CitationSpelter, Henry. 1991. VENVAL : a plywood mill cost accounting program. Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-GTR-68. Madison WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 25 pages.
KeywordsPlywood, cost accounting, linear programming, mill scheduling
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