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CEE 715

 

Core Information
Course CEE 715/815 Engineering Optimization I
Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits
Fall Semester, ODU Campus
Session Fall Session #1
Instructor Dr. Duc T. Nguyen, Professor, CEE, KH 130-C
Phone (757) 683-3761
Fax (757) 683-5354
e-mail <nguyen@cee.odu.edu>
Office Hours see posting on KH Room 130-C

Textbook and References
   

Required Textbook:
Optimization Concepts and Applications In Engineering, 1/e,by Ashok D. Belegundu, and T.R. Chandruppatla, Prentice Hall (1999), 432 pages, ISBN # 0-13-031279-7

References:
Introduction to Engineering Design Optimization, 1/e, by Chinyere Onwubiko, Prentice Hall (2000), 312 pages, ISBN # 0-201-47673-8 (has Probability Design Optimization, Genetic Algo.)

Elements of Structural Optimization, by R.T. Haftka and Zafer Gurdal 3-rd revised and expanded edition (Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1992) ISBN 0-7923-1505-7
 

Grading Policy
   
Homeworks and/or Tests/Projects will be given

 
Attendance Policy

Attendance is not required but is strongly recommended since absences can have a negative effect on the student's learning and performance. Also, a student must be present for all quizzes, tests, and examinations.

Honor Code

All homework, quizzes, and exams that are turned in for credit should contain either the honor code pledge written out completely, or the words "Honor Pledge" written next to your signature. Collaboration with others is permissible on homework assignments only.

 

Tentative Course Outline
 

CEE 715/815 (= MExxx) Engineering Optimization I
Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits
ODU Campus
Fall Session

 
                     
  Topics Class Hours

[1]

(0) Mathematical Preliminary

~2 weeks

[1]

Introduction

~1 weeks

[2]

Linear Programming (LP)
Simplex Method and Sensitivity
(2a) IF TIME AVAILABLE: LP in Matrix Form and Duality

~4 weeks

[3]

Unconstrained Optimization

~3 weeks

[4]

Constrained Optimization

~3 weeks

[5]

Gradient Projection Method, GRP

~2 weeks

[6]

State Space Approach

~2 weeks

[7]

Finite Element Method: A Review

~2 weeks

[8]

Feasible Direction Method

~2 weeks

[9]

Optimality Criteria Approach

~2 weeks

[10]

Aspects of Optimization Process in Practice

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NOTES:
Due to time constrained, it is highly possible that 1 (or more than 1) topic(s) may have to be deleted