# Decomposition techniques in mathematical programming : by Antonio J. Conejo

By Antonio J. Conejo

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12) state that the water discharges are below the allowed limit. 13) are the nonanticipativity constraints. Function to Be Optimized. , n maximize dts , rts ; t = 1, 2, · · · , m; s = 1, 2, · · · , n z=k m ps s=1 λt dts . 15) t=1 Further details on the above formulation can be found, for instance, in [4]. The two motivating examples below (in Subsects. 4) illustrate how relaxing complicating constraints renders a problem that can be solved in a straightforward manner. 3 River Basin Operation Consider a river basin including two reservoirs as illustrated in Fig.

1 Two-Year Coal and Gas Procurement Consider the problem of the procurement of coal and natural gas (expressed in energy units) in a factory to supply the energy demand of the present year and next year. The demand for energy this year is known with certainty and it is equal to 750 MWh. 1 $/MWh, respectively. 2. 5, and 4 $/MWh. Note that we have converted the units to their equivalent units in terms of electricity production. The ﬁrst purchase decision of coal and natural gas is taken at the beginning of the ﬁrst year, and the second one at the beginning of the second year.

Other failure modes (see Fig. 15) will be analyzed in Chap. 9, p. 349. The overturning safety factor Fo is deﬁned as the ratio of the stabilizing to the overturning moments with respect to some point (O in Fig. 66) where Fo0 is the corresponding lower bound associated with the overturning failure, and the tildes refer to the characteristic values of the corresponding variables (values ﬁxed in the engineering codes). Then, the wall is safe if and only if Fo ≥ 1. Three diﬀerent design alternatives can be used, 1.