Nonlinear Optimization Applications Using the GAMS Technology, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1461467977
  • ISBN-13: 9781461467977
  • DDC: 519.3
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 340 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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The purpose of this book is to develop a wide collection of nonlinear optimization applications from the real-world expressed in the GAMS (General Algebraic Modeling System) language. The book is designed to present these applications in a very general form in such a way so that they could be very easily and quickly understood, updated, or modified to represent real situations from the real-world and is suitable for scientists working in various disciplines that use optimization methods to model and solve problems as well as mathematical programming researchers, operations research practitioners, and management consultants. This book is well suited as additional material for courses in optimization, operations research, decision making, and more. Modeling language in mathematical optimization supports symbols and nonlinear or differential expressions used in descriptions of optimization problems including the concepts of parameters, variables, constraints, and objective functions. Therefore, algebraic oriented modeling languages are the ones used in mathematical optimization systems.‚Äč

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Editorial board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Figures.
List of Applications.
1: Mathematical Modeling Using Algebraically Oriented Languages.
2: Introduction to GAMS Technology.
3: Some Mathematical Algorithms and Problems in GAMS Technology.
4: Nonlinear Systems of Equations.
5: Applications of Mechanical Engineering.
6: Applications in Electrical Engineering.
7: Applications in Chemical Engineering.
8: Heat Transfer and Fluid Dynamics.
9: Economic Development.
10: Water Management in River Systems.
11: Robust Stability Analysis.
12: Optimal Control.
13: Conclusions.
14: References.
Author Index.
Subject Index.