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Information

Syllabus

Calendar

Readings

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Lecture Notes

Transportation Operations, Planning And Control: Carrier Systems

Linear Programming

Integer Programming

Network Problems

Transit Vehicle Scheduling: Problem Description

Airline Crew Scheduling

Real-time Operations Control

Synthesis and Review

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Recitations

Linear Programming

Integer Programs

Networks

Freight Transportation

Transit Crew Scheduling

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Assignments

Problem Set 1

Problem Set 2

Solution Set 2

Problem Set 3

Solution Set 3

Problem Set 4

Carrier Systems

Black and white photo of a ship at an iron ore docks.

Iron ore docks, Allouez, Wisconsin. (Image courtesy of United States Department of Agriculture.)

Instructor(s)

Prof. Cynthia Barnhart

Prof. Nigel Wilson

MIT Course Number

1.224J / ESD.204J

As Taught In

Fall 2003

Level

Graduate

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Course Features

Course Description

Carrier systems involve the design, operation and management of transportation networks, assets, personnel, freight and passengers. In this course, we will present models and tools for analyzing, optimizing, planning, managing and controlling carrier systems.

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