Maximum Saturation System Utility Factor System

Maximum Saturation System/ Utility Factor System

  • This system is used to choose the best alignment among various options available.

  • It depends upon population and production

Rules to decide factors

  1. Provide utility factor of 0.5 to lowest population range & increase it by multiplying with ‘X’ for next range of population

E.g 0.5,1.0;2,4,8………………

  1. Provide utility factor of ‘1’ for agricultural production

  2. Provide utility factor as per weightage to industry.


Four new roads P,Q,R and S are planned in a district.The data of these roads are given below based on the principle of maximum utility 

Find out the order of priority of these roads


Hence the priority order is  Q>S>P>R.