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MMAE 544 - Design Optimization

Course Title: 

Design Optimization

Course Description: 

Optimization theory and practice with examples. Finite-dimensional unconstrained and constrained optimization, Kuhn-Tucker theory, linear and quadratic programming, penalty methods, direct methods, approximation techniques, duality. Formulation and computer solution of design optimization problems in structures, manufacturing and thermofluid systems. Prerequisite: An undergraduate course in numerical methods.

Credit: 

(3-0-3)

Prerequisite: 

None

Corequisite: 

None