Fundamental Engineering Optimization Methods
by Kamran Iqbal
Publisher: Bookboon 2013
Number of pages: 162
This book is addressed to students in the fields of engineering and technology as well as practicing engineers. It covers the fundamentals of commonly used optimization methods in engineering design. These include graphical optimization, linear and nonlinear programming, numerical optimization, and discrete optimization.
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The goal of this handbook is to help scientists and engineers incorporate statistical methods in their work as efficiently as possible. Many parts of the book feature case studies or examples with computations from the free downloadable software.
by A.R. Parkinson, R.J. Balling, J.D. Hedengren - Brigham Young University
In this text we discuss a computer-based approach to design optimization, to search for the best design according to criteria that we specify. Further, we employ sophisticated algorithms that enable the computer to efficiently search for the optimum.
by William Hallauer - Virginia Tech
This is a formal college engineering textbook, complete with homework problems. It will be understandable for students of engineering system dynamics, a valuable teaching resource for course instructors, and a useful reference for self-study.
by Roger Fenner - Bookboon
The book offers a deliberately simple introduction to boundary element methods applicable to a wide range of engineering problems. The mathematics are kept as simple as reasonably possible. Several boundary element computer programs are presented.