Principles of Optimal Design: Modeling and Computation

Principles of Optimal Design: Modeling and Computation

by Panos Y. Papalambros, Douglass J. Wilde

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ISBN-13: 9781316098882
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 07/10/2000
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
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About the Author

Panos Y. Papalambros is the J. B. Angell Distinguished University Professor and the Donald C. Graham Professor of Engineering, and holds additional professorships in Mechanical Engineering, Art and Design, and Architecture at the University of Michigan. His research and teaching interests are in design science and design optimization. He is the author of more than 350 research publications. He served as the Chief Editor of the ASME Journal of Mechanical Design (2008-2012) and is the founding Chief Editor of the Design Science journal.

Douglass J. Wilde is Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University, California. He conducted research in optimization, computational geometry, and control theory. On retirement he began exploring student team building in design contests. In addition to previous editions of Principles of Optimal Design, he has written two books, Teamology (2009) and Jung's Personality Theory Quantified (2011).

Table of Contents

Preface; Notation; 1. Optimization models; 2. Model construction; 3. Model boundedness; 4. Interior optima; 5. Boundary optima; 6. Local computation; 7. Nongradient search; 8. Systems design; 9. Principles and practice; Notes; References; Author index; Subject index.

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