Optimum design 420

Module code MOO 420
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Elements of optimisation, optimization problem identification and classification, optimisation formulations for physics-based models, model identification, data-driven models, optimisation background mathematics, loss functions, regularisation, constrained and unconstrained real-parameter optimisation. Optimisation solution philosophies: minimisation, optimality criteria, non-negative gradient projection points. Optimisation algorithms: gradient-based, derivative-free, gradient-only. Compute using a high-level programming language.

Module credits 16.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 practical per week, 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 2

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