Module Catalogues

Optimization

Module Title Optimization
Module Level Level 3
Module Credits 2.50
Academic Year 2021/22
Semester SEM2

Aims and Fit of Module

To provide students with the ability to:
Understand various engineering optimisation problems.
Select appropriate optimisation methods to deal with a specific engineering optimisation problem.
Develop code to resolve an optimisation problem.
Gain their own knowledge of optimization subjects for further development.

Learning outcomes

A. Use optimization methods for system analysis and modelling.
B. Apply optimization methods.
C. Use optimization algorithm development to achieve industrial and engineering optimisation solution.
D. Resolve the basic engineering optimization problems using a variety of programming, design and simulation tools.

Method of teaching and learning

This module will be delivered through a combination of formal lectures, tutorials and supervised laboratory sessions.