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.


  • 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.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

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

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