The Linear-Logarithmic Programming Problem.

by R. J. Clasen

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The development of the algebraic solution of the linear-logarithmic programming problem, derived by means of Lagrange multipliers. Two numerical methods for solving the problem are then given, one of which is a generalization of a method previously used to solve the chemical equilibrium problem. Convergence has not been proven for either of these methods; a number of large chemical equilibrium problems, however, have been solved using one or both of the methods. 17 pp

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