MECH 528

Global Optimization and Quantitative Reasoning Techniques

Units: 1.5

Review of conventional engineering optimization methods, global optimization algorithms, introduction of metamodeling and metamodel-based global optimization techniques, multi-objective and multi-disciplinary optimizations; knowledge representation and reasoning, rule-based systems, fuzzy pattern clustering and recognition, and artificial neural networks; applications of metamodel-based global optimization and quantitative reasoning for computational design and optimal control.

Note:

  • Credit will be granted for only one of MECH 528, MECH 620.

Graduate course in the Mechanical Engineering program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Schedules:
Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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