Join Curt Frye for an in-depth discussion in this video Defining a scenario, part of Solving Optimization and Scheduling Problems in Excel.
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- Changing single values in a Solver model…can provide a lot of information.…But it's very rare in actual analysis…that only one parameter changes at a time.…In this movie, I will show you…how to define scenarios,…which let you store sets of alternative values…you can apply to your worksheet.…My sample file is called DefineScenarios,…and it's an Excel workbook…that you can find in the Chapter07 folder…of the Exercise Files archive.…This worksheet contains the final answer…for the exercise on the Transportation Problem,…that was from chapter four.…
What I'd like to do is to see…how the solution to the Solver model changes…if I change more than one value.…To do that, I can create a scenario.…To create a scenario, click the DATA tab on the ribbon.…And then, in the DATA tools group,…click What If Analysis,…and then click Scenario Manager.…The Scenario Manager allows you to add a new scenario.…So I'll click the Add button to do that.…I need to give the scenario a name,…so I'll call it Reroute1.…
R-E-R-O-U-T-E-1.…And, the idea behind this scenario is that,…
- Finding target values using Goal Seek
- Organizing worksheets
- Finding a solution using Solver
- Solving linear and nonlinear mixture problems
- Solving transportation problems
- Solving resource scheduling or sports scheduling problems
- Analyzing Solver results
Skill Level Intermediate
Excel 2013: Managing and Analyzing Datawith Dennis Taylor2h 2m Intermediate
Excel 2013: Data Validation in Depthwith Dennis Taylor1h 5m Intermediate
Cleaning Up Your Excel 2013 Datawith Dennis Taylor1h 59m Appropriate for all
1. Working with Solver
2. Solving a Linear Mixture Problem
3. Solving a Nonlinear Mixture Problem
4. Solving a Transportation Problem
5. Solving a Resource Scheduling Optimization Problem
6. Solving a Sports Scheduling Problem
7. Analyzing Your Solver Results
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