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  ENGINEERING OPTIMIZATION  Engineering Optimization: Methods and Applications, Second Edition. A. Ravindran, K. M. Ragsdell andG. V. Reklaitis © 2006 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. ISBN: 978-0-471-55814-9  ENGINEERINGOPTIMIZATION Methods and Applications SECOND EDITION  A. Ravindran Industrial and Manufacturing EngineeringPennsylvania State University K. M. Ragsdell Engineering Management and Systems EngineeringUniversity of Missouri–Rolla G. V. Reklaitis Chemical EngineeringPurdue University John Wiley & Sons, Inc.  This book is printed on acid-free paper.   Copyright    2006 by John Wiley & Sons. All rights reservedPublished by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, New JerseyPublished simultaneously in CanadaNo part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted inany form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, scanning, orotherwise, except as permitted under Section 107 or 108 of the 1976 United States CopyrightAct, without either the prior written permission of the Publisher, or authorization throughpayment of the appropriate per-copy fee to the Copyright Clearance Center, 222 RosewoodDrive, Danvers, MA 01923, (978) 750-8400, fax (978) 646-8600, or on the web atwww.copyright.com. Requests to the Publisher for permission should be addressed to thePermissions Department, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 111 River Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030,(201) 748-6011, fax (201) 748-6008, or online at http://www.wiley.com/go/permission.Limit of Liability/Disclaimer of Warranty: While the publisher and the author have used theirbest efforts in preparing this book, they make no representations or warranties with respect tothe accuracy or completeness of the contents of this book and specifically disclaim any impliedwarranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. No warranty may be created orextended by sales representatives or written sales materials. The advice and strategies containedherein may not be suitable for your situation. You should consult with a professional whereappropriate. Neither the publisher nor the author shall be liable for any loss of profit or anyother commercial damages, including but not limited to special, incidental, consequential, orother damages.For general information about our other products and services, please contact our CustomerCare Department within the United States at (800) 762-2974, outside the United States at(317) 572-3993 or fax (317) 572-4002.Wiley also publishes its books in a variety of electronic formats. Some content that appears inprint may not be available in electronic books. For more information about Wiley products,visit our web site at www.wiley.com.  Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data: Ravindran, A., 1944–Engineering optimization: methods and applications/A. Ravindran, K. M. Ragsdell,G. V. Reklaitis.—2nd ed.p. cm.Includes bibliographical references and indexes.ISBN-13 978-0-471-55814-9 (cloth)ISBN-10 0-471-55814-1 (cloth)1. Engineering—Mathematical models. 2. Mathematical optimization. I. Ragsdell,K. M. II. Reklaitis, G. V., 1942– III. Title.TA342.R44 2006620  .0042—dc222005044611Printed in the United States of America10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1  v CONTENTS Preface xiii 1 Introduction to Optimization 1 1.1 Requirements for the Application of OptimizationMethods / 21.1.1 Defining the System Boundaries / 21.1.2 Performance Criterion / 31.1.3 Independent Variables / 41.1.4 System Model / 51.2 Applications of Optimization in Engineering / 61.2.1 Design Applications / 81.2.2 Operations and Planning Applications / 151.2.3 Analysis and Data Reduction Applications / 201.2.4 Classical Mechanics Applications / 261.2.5 Taguchi System of Quality Engineering / 271.3 Structure of Optimization Problems / 281.4 Scope of This Book / 29References / 30 2 Functions of a Single Variable 32 2.1 Properties of Single-Variable Functions / 322.2 Optimality Criteria / 352.3 Region Elimination Methods / 452.3.1 Bounding Phase / 462.3.2 Interval Refinement Phase / 482.3.3 Comparison of Region Elimination Methods / 532.4 Polynomial Approximation or Point Estimation Methods / 552.4.1 Quadratic Estimation Methods / 56
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