Join Curt Frye for an in-depth discussion in this video Organizing the worksheet, part of Solving Optimization and Scheduling Problems in Excel.
- When you want to analyze a problem in Solver, you need to…arrange your worksheet in a way that lets you enter…the parameters efficiently.…In this movie, I will walk through the steps for setting up…this nonlinear mixture problem.…The sample file that I'm working with is called…NonlinearMixture_Start and that is in Excel Workbook that…you can find in the Chapter 3 folder of your…exercise files collection.…Once again, our goal is to use inputs of three different…octane levels to create outputs of three other octane…levels, and we're trying to find the lowest cost way of…doing that.…
I will start by typing in my top section's title.…That'll go in cell A3 which is already selected, and I'll…call that Feedstock Costs, and press "Enter".…Now in cells B4 to D4, I will type in column headers…for the octanes that we're using as inputs.…So I'll press "Tab" to move to B4, and I'll type in…the first header, which is Octane83, then a "Tab" key,…Octane88, "Tab" key to move to the right,…and Octane95.…
So those will be my three inputs.…
- 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
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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