In Class Collection Problem
A community produces 50 lbs of solid waste per week per household
and is served by a solid waste collection facility once a week. The facility
uses a 20-yd3 truck to serve the community. The vehicle compacts the
refuse to 400 lbs/yd3. The
average time to drive from the garage to first container location is 15 minutes
and time to drive to the transfer station and deposit the refuse and return to
the route is 20 mins. Time to drive from the transfer station to garage is 10
mins. Time for breaks including time to go to restroom is 30 mins and time lost
due to jams and other reason is 10 minutes.
A working day is 8 hours. From the collection video determine the
average time to collect refuse from one household and drive to the next
The number of households the truck can serve before it has to
go to the transfer station.
The total number of households the truck can serve in a