Optimal Routes for Distributing Refined Products for Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company (KRPC), Kaduna,Kaduna State, Northwest, Nigeria.
||International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT)||
|© 2019 by IJCTT Journal|
|Year of Publication : 2019|
|Authors : K.M. Koko, Salisu Lukunti|
|DOI : 10.14445/22312803/IJCTT-V67I11P112|
MLA Style:K.M. Koko, Salisu Lukunti "Optimal Routes for Distributing Refined Products for Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company (KRPC), Kaduna,Kaduna State, Northwest, Nigeria.," International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology 67.11 (2019):71-81.
APA Style K.M. Koko, Salisu Lukunti. Optimal Routes for Distributing Refined Products for Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company (KRPC), Kaduna,Kaduna State, Northwest, Nigeria. International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology, 67(11),71-81.
In this research work, the dynamic programming approach was used to determine the shortest route from Kaduna Refinery and Petrochemical Company (KRPC) located at Kaduna, Kaduna State, Nigeria to the seven (7) depots located outside the refinery towns. The optimal routes from the refinery to the seven depots by roads were obtained. The distance of the various roads in the Nigeria road network was obtained using map reading from the Nigerian atlas map. Also, the data of Nigerian roads was collected from Kaduna State Transport Authority (KSTA), Kaduna, Kaduna State, Nigeria. The shortest routes so obtained compares favorably with the actual ones and were found to be the best. In addition, Microsoft excel was used to solve the network problem.
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