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Main Title Mathematical modeling and computer simulation for designing municipal refuse collection and haul services,
Author Wersan, Stephen Jesse ; Wersa, S. ; Quo, J. ; Charne, A.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Quon, Jimmie Earl
Charnes, A.
CORP Author United States. Environmental Protection Agency.; Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.); Northwestern Univ., Evanston, Ill.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Reproduced by National Technical Information Service, Springfield, Va.
Year Published 1971
Report Number PB208154
Stock Number PB208154
OCLC Number 00426325
Additional Subjects Refuse and refuse disposal--Mathematical models ; Simulation methods ; ( Collection methods ; Computerized simulation ; Hauling ; Cost estimates ; Systems analysis ; Waste disposal ; Optimization ; Site surveys ; Illinois ; Computer programs ; Operating costs ; Solid waste disposal ; Chicago(Illinois) ; Winnetka(Illinois)
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBD  EPA 530-SW-6RG-71 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 01/13/2006
EJBD ARCHIVE EPA SW-6rg Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 01/25/2011
ELBD  EPA SW-6RG-71 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 06/04/1999
NTIS  PB-208 154 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 02/27/2020
Collation 1 v. (various pagings). illus. 28 cm.
Abstract Current solid waste collection practices do not differ significantly from those used at the turn of the century. This lag in the development of new technologies has had a marked economic impact. Ways must be found, therefore, to maximize efficiency while minimizing costs. The first part of the report concentrates on the haul operation through a study of mathematical models for the location or selection of disposal sites and the allocation of collection territories thereto. The second part is concerned with an operational analysis of the collection and haul operations combined, done with the use of two computer programs expecially written for the simulation of the operation of refuse systems. (Author)
Notes "This final report (SW-6rg) on work performed under solid waste management research grant no. UI-00699 to the Northwestern University." Includes bibliographies.
Place Published {Washington}
Corporate Au Added Ent United States. Environmental Protection Agency. ; Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)
PUB Date Free Form {1971}
Series Title Traced PB 208 154
BIB Level m
Document Type BC
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
OCLC Time Stamp 20060113132720
Language eng
Origin OCLC
OCLC Rec Leader 01351nam 2200313I 45020