Multiple Objectives, Uncertainty and Routing Decisions for Hazardous Materials Shipments

by Mark A. Turnquist, Cornell Univ, Ithaca, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Computing in Civil and Building Engineering


Explicit consideration of multiple objectives and uncertainty is important in hazardous materials transportation, particularly in regulating routes or making routing decisions. Application of a stochastic multiobjective routing method to hazardous materials transportation is described. A case study involving a hypothetical movement of nuclear waste illustrate the method and interpretation of the computational results.

Subject Headings: Routing (transportation) | Hazardous materials | Case studies | Radioactive materials | Radioactive wastes | Traffic safety | Computing in civil engineering | Transportation management

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