ENGS 104: Optimization Methods for Engineering Applications

Offered

13F, 14F: Tues, Thurs 4:00-5:50pm

Prerequisites

MATH 22 and ENGS 27 or equivalents, or permission of instructor

Instructors

Cybenko

Textbooks

Fall 2013: None

An introduction to various methods of optimization and their uses in modern engineering. Students will learn to formulate and analyze optimization problems and apply optimization techniques in addition to learning the basic mathematical principles on which these techniques are based. Topic coverage includes linear programming, nonlinear programming, dynamic programming, combinatorial optimization and Monte Carlo methods.