Optimization Methods in Engineering

Optimization Methods in Engineering

  • Course code

    ME 609

  • L-T-P-C


  • Syllabus


  • Eligible Programmes


  • Optimization Methods in Engineering

    Introduction to optimization; Formulation of optimization problems; Classical optimization techniques; Linear Programming; Non-linear Programming; single variable, multi-variable and constrained optimization; Specialised algorithms for integer programming and geometric programming; Non-traditional optimization algorithms


    [1] S. S. Rao, Optimization: Theory and Applications, 2nd ed. Wiley Eastern, 1984.

    [2] K. Deb, Optimization for Engineering Design-Algorithms and Examples, Prentice- Hall India, 1995.

    [3] J. S. Arora, Introduction to Optimum Design, MCGraw-Hill, 1989.

    [4] G. V. Reklaitis, A. Ravindran and K. M. Ragsdell, Engineering Optimization-

    Methods and Applications, Wiley, 1983

    [5] R. L. Fox, Optimization Methods for Engineering Design, Addison Wesley, 1971.