Optimal Routes for Distributing Refined Products for Port Harcourt Refining Company Limited (PHRC), Port Harcourt, Rivers state, Nigeria
|International Journal of Computer Science and Engineering|
|© 2018 by SSRG - IJCSE Journal|
|Volume 5 Issue 12|
|Year of Publication : 2018|
|Authors : Ikpotokin F.O, K.M.Koko, Salisu Lukunti|
How to Cite?
Ikpotokin F.O, K.M.Koko, Salisu Lukunti, "Optimal Routes for Distributing Refined Products for Port Harcourt Refining Company Limited (PHRC), Port Harcourt, Rivers state, Nigeria," SSRG International Journal of Computer Science and Engineering , vol. 5, no. 12, pp. 1-9, 2018. Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/23488387/IJCSE-V5I12P101
In this study, the dynamic programming Method was coded in Micro-Soft excel to determine the optimal routes from Port Harcourt refinery to its five distribution depots located outside the refinery town. The distances of all the possible routes from the Refinery to the five destinations in the Nigerian road network was obtained using map reading from the Nigerian atlas map. Also, the data of Nigerian roads was collected from Cross Country Limited.
Shortest Route, Microsoft Excel, Optimal Route
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