Title: The EOQ Model: A Differential Cyclic System for Calculating Economic Order Quantity
Author(s): Rabha Ibrahim, Samir Hadid
Pages: 437-444
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Rabha Ibrahim, Samir Hadid, The EOQ Model: A Differential Cyclic System for Calculating Economic Order Quantity, Int. J. Anal. Appl., 16 (3) (2018), 437-444.


The EOQ model determines the quantity that minimizes the total sum of all cost functions. We suggest a common structure for economic order quantity type non-linear differential models with costs functions with respect to time in a cyclic period. For this model, we analyze the related optimization problem and develop a relaxed method for determining a bounded interval containing the optimal cycle length. Also for a special class of transportation functions, we study these consequences and introduce algorithms to calculate the optimal size and the corresponding optimal order stage.

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