ISD 555 (MFG 555, MECHENG 555) Design Optimization

ISD 555 (MFG 555, MECHENG 555) Course Description

Mathematical modeling of engineering design problems for optimization. Boundedness and monotonicity analysis of models. Differential optimization theory and selected numerical algorithms for continuous nonlinear models. Emphasis on the interaction between proper modeling and computation. Students propose design term projects from various disciplines and apply course methodology to optimize designs.


MATH 451 and MATH 217 or equivalent.

System Requirements

Michigan Engineering IT Recommendation for Personal Computer Requirements.

Course Availability

For more information about when this course will be offered, see our projected course schedule.