ESP168a.f10.lecture9.10.21.10

ESP168a.f10.lecture9.10.21.10 - ESP168a EnvironmentalPolicy...

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ESP 168a Environmental Policy  Analysis Lecture 9:    Linear Programming Joan Ogden October 21, 2010 jmogden@ucdavis.edu
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Linear Programming Technique for allocating resources when the supplies of these resources are strictly limited. Optimize to find the best levels for various activities to satisfy a given objective (e.g. make the most $ or preserve the most land).
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Linear Programming Develop an “objective function” to be maximized (or minimized) Describe limits or constraints on the process
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A factory can manufacture TV sets and computer monitors. The glass coating machine can make either 10 TV screens or 12 computer screens per 8 hour day. The factory employs 7 technicians 5 days per week for 8 hours per day. It takes a technician 12 hours to make a TV and 8 hours to make a computer monitor. 1 of the technicians only knows how to make TVs, and 2 of the technicians only know how to make computers. The profit on a TV is $100 per unit, and
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This note was uploaded on 12/15/2010 for the course ESP ESP 168A taught by Professor Ogden during the Fall '10 term at UC Davis.

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