SYS 564 Optimization Principles in Mechanical Engineering

Application of mathematical optimization techniques, including linear and nonlinear methods, to design and manufacture of devices and systems of interest to mechanical engineers; optimization techniques include: constrained and unconstrained optimization in several variables, problems for structured multi-stage decision, and linear programming; formulation of design and manufacturing problems using computer- based methods; optimum design of parts and assemblies to minimize the cost of manufacture.



Cross Listed Courses

ME 564


Graduate Student or At Least Junior


Mechanical Engineering Program Systems Engineering Program

Typically Offered Periods

Fall Semester Spring Semester Summer Session 1