Best Reference Books – Engineering Design Optimization

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Engineering Design Optimization subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Engineering Design Optimization along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Engineering Design Optimization subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Engineering Design Optimization" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Introduction to Optimum Design” by Arora J S

“Introduction to Optimum Design” Book Review: This book is usually designed for engineering students. This book mainly focuses on engineering optimum designs and optimizations. Keeping in mind that optimization is a topic, this book follows a very basic and well organized approach keeping its language simple and easy to read. To simplify it more, solved examples are provided to illustrate various procedures and concepts so that students can understand how they are applied to engineering design problems. This book covers all the optimization problems and designing of their formulation through MATLAB and Excel mode. To test themselves, exercises are mentioned at the end of each and every chapter and they are designed in such a way that the instructor can refer to illustrate them in a very organized manner.

2. “Optimization for Engineering Design -Algorithms and Examples” by Deb K

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“Optimization for Engineering Design – Algorithms and Examples” Book Review: This book is usually designed for engineering students. This book mainly focuses on algorithms based on optimizations which are commonly used in design of computer-aided engineering. This book presents algorithms in a very step-by-step procedure such that it can also be implemented through code easily. It covers each and every thing starting from simple topics like single variable optimizations to multiple variable optimizations (constrained and unconstrained). This book also covers additional topics like Simulated Annealing and Genetic Algorithms as these topics help in finding global optimum solutions. For better understanding, solved examples are provided for each and every concept. Appendices include sample programs written in FORTRAN language to facilitate coding. To test themselves, exercises are mentioned at the end of each and every chapter.

3. “Engineering Optimization: Theory and Practice” by Rao S S

“Engineering Optimization: Theory and Practice” Book Review: This book is usually designed for engineering students. This book mainly helps engineers to improve design systems in a more efficient and less cost. This book covers all the topics ranging from classical optimization techniques to latest techniques. This book is written in a very simplified way keeping its language simple and easy to read. This book not only covers usual topics like nonlinear, linear, geometric, dynamic programming but also covers specialized methods such as genetic algorithms, multiobjective, neural networks, ant colony optimization, fuzzy optimization and even more. For better understanding, case examples are provided for each and every concept to deal with real-world problems across various industries. This book includes exercises in the form of review questions and problems at the end of each and every chapter.

4. “Design and Optimization of Thermal Systems, Second Edition (Mechanical Engineering)” by Yogesh Jaluria

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“Design and Optimization of Thermal Systems, Second Edition (Mechanical Engineering)” Book Review: This book is usually designed for mechanical engineering students. This book provides a very systematic and flexible approach for designing thermal systems in different fields like automobiles, aerospace, pollution and even much more. This book is written in a very simplified way keeping its language simple and easy to read. This book covers all basic concepts to understand advanced concepts like formulation, conceptual design, feasible design, simulation and optimization. This book is not only limited to traditional topics but also covers emerging techniques to deal with practical and complex design problems. Examples are provided for each and every concept to demonstrate them more easily. From all practical points of view, this book covers all safe considerations including environmental and economic aspects.

5. “Essentials of Thermal System Design and Optimization” by C Balaji

“Essentials of Thermal System Design and Optimization” Book Review: This book is usually designed for engineering students. This book includes all the general principles and their implementation methods which are involved in system designs and thermal system optimizations. This book is written in a very simplified way keeping its language simple and easy to read. This book covers contemporary concepts like simulated annealing, genetic algorithms, Bayesian Inference, and ANN. All these concepts are explained in a very easy way. For better understanding, solved examples are provided for each and every concept. To test themselves, exercises are mentioned at the end of each and every chapter.

6. “Gemba Kaizen: A Commonsense Approach to a Continuous Improvement Strategy” by Masaaki Imai

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“Gemba Kaizen: A Commonsense Approach to a Continuous Improvement Strategy” Book review: This book is basically designed to provide methods which help in implementing cost-effective and incremental improvements so that you can achieve long-term financial goals for your business organization. This book is written in a very simplified way keeping its language simple and easy to read. This book covers all important gemba kaizen topics like five steps of workplace organization, just-in-time and total flow management, visual management, and even much more. To demonstrate how gemba kaizen was successfully implemented in different industries, it includes global case studies. This book helps you to maintain quality as well as quantity by increasing productivity and improving quality in an optimized way. This book helps students to operate more effectively and profitably than others by developing their problem solving and optimization skills.

7. “Optimization Methods for Engineering Design” by Richard Lion Fox

“Optimization Methods for Engineering Design” Book Review: This book is usually designed for engineering students. This book mainly focuses on optimization methods which are commonly used in design of computer-aided engineering. This book presents optimization methods in a very step-by-step procedure such that it can also be implemented through code easily. It covers each and every thing starting from simple topics like single variable optimizations to multiple variable optimizations (constrained and unconstrained). For better understanding, solved examples are provided for each and every concept. To test themselves, exercises are mentioned at the end of each and every chapter.

8. “Engineering Design: A Systematic Approach” by Robert Matousek

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“Engineering Design: A Systematic Approach” Book Review: This book is usually designed for mechanical engineering students. This book not only helps you in understanding engineering designs but also helps you to know new designs from existing designs. This book is written in a very simplified way keeping its language simple and easy to read. This book covers explanations of each topic in a very systematic manner. For better understanding, solved examples are provided for each and every concept. To test themselves, exercises are mentioned at the end of each and every chapter.

9. “Process Intensification in Chemical Engineering: Design Optimization and Control” by Juan Gabriel Segovia-Hernández and Adrián Bonilla-Petriciolet

“Process Intensification in Chemical Engineering: Design Optimization and Control” Book Review: This book is usually designed for chemical engineering students and researchers. This book provides applications of process intensification and overview of recent developments in chemical engineering. This book is written in a very simplified way keeping its language simple and easy to read. For better understanding, real-life examples are provided for each and every concept. To test themselves, exercises are mentioned at the end of each and every chapter. After successful completion of the book, the reader can apply the processes in real life problems.

10. “Structural Seismic Design Optimization and Earthquake Engineering: Formulations and Applications” by Vagelis Plevris and Chara Mitropoulou

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“Structural Seismic Design Optimization and Earthquake Engineering: Formulations and Applications” Book Review: This book is usually designed for engineering students and researchers. This book mainly focuses on optimizations of earthquake engineering problems. This book basically provides implementations of such algorithms. This book is written in a very simplified way keeping its language simple and easy to read. This book is not only limited to topics like soft computing applications, designing of optimization procedures but also covers advanced topics like advancements in seismic design and analysis where optimization algorithms can be implemented. Apart from theoretical knowledge, this book also includes practical implementations and latest research findings which enhances readers to gain more in-depth knowledge of earthquake engineering.

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