Electric power systems--Load dispatching; Electric power consumption; Electric vehicles--Energy consumption; Electric vehicles--Batteries
The increasing popularity of electric vehicles (EV) will pose great challenge
to the nation's existing power grid by adding extra load during evening peak hours.
This thesis develops a centralized optimal charging scheduling (OCS) model with...
Disaster relief; Emergency communication systems; Emergency management
Natural disasters such as floods and earthquakes can cause multiple deaths, injuries, and severe damage to properties. In order to minimize the impact of such disasters, emergency response plans should be developed well in advance of such events....
Heuristic; Production management; Personnel management--Data processing
The Naval Surface Warfare Center wishes to create a task assignment schedule
with a minimal training cost for workers to raise their skills to the required levels. As the
number of workers, skills, and tasks increase, the problem quickly becomes...