21. Modeling the Energy Freight-Transportation Network
Department of Industrial Management, Faculty of Management, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran
This chapter presents the importance of energy around the world, the main energy freight-transportation planning and management issues, describes the associated literature such as levels of planning, and briefly reviews the components of the energy freight-transportation network. Modes of transporting energy are then discussed. Afterward, the chapter continues with a detailed explanation of the components of the energy-transportation network, the ones on which the models are based. The components are followed by the energy freight-transportation models that attempt to analyze real ...