Originally published in 1986 and a major contribution towards improving operations within transportation systems, this book provides detailed coverage of the theory of transportation networks as a general traffic and transportation discipline. It examines some of the daily difficulties encountered by traffic and transportation experts, uncovering the intricacies of vehicle routing and scheduling, crew planning and facilities placement. This problem-solving approach uses multiple numerical examples and simple mathematical methods to enable newcomers to apply the book's solutions to the situations they encounter on the job.
Preface. 1 Shortest Paths in Transportation Networks 2. Transportation Network Flows 3. Vehicle Routing Problems on Networks 4. Determining Vehicle Depot Locations