Optimization Methods

Course Name: 

MF810 Optimization Methods


M.Tech (Manufacturing Engineering)


Open Electives (OE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


Preliminary concepts, Unconstrained Minimization, LPP, Constrained Minimization, Duality-based Methods, Direct Search and dynamic Programming, Pareto Optimality, Finite Element based Optimization, New approaches to optimization like ANN, GI and Simulated Annealing, Optimization in fuzzy control


A. D. Belegundu and T. R. Chandrupatla, Optimization concepts and Applications in Engg. C. Onwubiko, Introduction to Engineering Design Optimization, Prentice Hall, 2000 G. V. Reklatis, A. Ravindran, and K. M. Ragsdell, Engineering optimization: Methods and applications, Interscience 1983.


Mechanical Engineering

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Dr. S M Murigendrappa

Professor and Head,

Department of Mechanical Engineering,

National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK),


P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangaluru - 575 025 Karnataka, India.

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