Best Reference Books – Principles of Optimization

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We have compiled a list of Best Reference Books on Principles of Optimization Subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges.

Here is the full list of best reference books on Principles of Optimization.

We have put a lot of effort into researching the best books for reference on this subject and came out with a recommended list of best books. The table below contains a review of these books and 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 books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

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1. “Linear Programming” by G Hadley

“Linear Programming” Book Review: The book aims at presenting all the major aspects and essential concepts of linear programming. The chapters of this book are broadly based on the simplex method, computational aspects of the simplex method, duality theory and its ramifications, and network flows. The degeneracy problems and transportation problems are featured along with their suitable resolution techniques. The book also highlights various applications like linear programming to industrial problems and economic theory.

2. “Non-linear and Dynamic Programming” by G Hadley
3. “Classical Optimization: Foundations and Extensions” by M Panik
4. “Optimization Theory and Applications” by S.S. Rao

“Optimization Theory and Applications” Book Review: The book focuses on presenting various optimization techniques and their applications. The chapters of this book feature development, applications, and computational aspects of linear, nonlinear, geometric, dynamic, integer, and stochastic programming techniques. The classical optimization techniques are also included in this book. It is a well-structured self-contained, and compact piece of writing. The book will be useful for the students, researchers, professionals, and engineers.

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5. “Mathematical Models in Operations Research” by J K Sharma
6. “Optimization Principles: Practical Applications to the Operation and Markets of the Electric Power Industry” by Narayan S Rau

“Optimization Principles: Practical Applications to the Operation and Markets of the Electric Power Industry” Book Review: The book is written from both theoretical as well as practical point-of-view and presents various topics and concepts of optimization. The book provides a good understanding of methods that involve linear and nonlinear optimization, including optimal power flow, locational marginal prices for energy, and the auction of hedging instruments. Various applications of optimization to practical problems namely, system dispatch, market design, and material procurement are included in this book. This book will be an excellent resource for students, engineers, and power professionals.

7. “Multiobjective Optimization: Principles and Case Studies” by Yann Collette and Patrick Siarry

“Multiobjective Optimization: Principles and Case Studies” Book Review: The book stresses on the basic principles and understanding of many multiobjective optimization methods. The chapters of this book introduce three basic applications for problem solving namely, optimization of the numerical simulation of an industrial process, sizing of a telecommunication network, and decision-aid tools for the sorting of bids. It also addresses the problems operating for research and management. The various concepts of advanced learning are featured in this text. This book is an excellent resource for students and professionals.

8. “Optimization: Principles and Algorithms” by Michel Bierlaire

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“Optimization: Principles and Algorithms” Book Review: The book is an updated and revised piece of work featuring latest theory and recent developments in optimization. It enables the readers to build up the knowledge set from the very basics. The concepts and methodologies that govern optimization processes are thoroughly explained. The book also features the comparison of applications to methods for discovering the most efficient and appropriate method. The book will be useful for the students, researchers, professionals, and engineers involved in optimization.

9. “Manufacturing Engineering: Principles For Optimization” by Daniel T Koenig and T Koenig Daniel

“Manufacturing Engineering: Principles For Optimization” Book Review: The book is a balanced text covering both theoretical and practical aspects of optimization. The chapters of this book features a set of instructions essential in managing different strategies of manufacturing engineering. The book enables its readers to optimize manufacturing processes and procedures. This book will be helpful for the students pursuing their career in manufacturing engineering.

10. “Importance Measures in Reliability, Risk, and Optimization: Principles and Applications” by Way Kuo and Xiaoyan Zhu

“Importance Measures in Reliability, Risk, and Optimization: Principles and Applications” Book Review: The book is an updated and revised piece of work presenting latest information and basic concepts of reliability, network, risk, mathematical programming, and optimization. The chapters reflect both numerical and practical applications of featured methodologies in network analysis, multistate systems, and modern systems. Risk analysis in nuclear power plants, cloud computing, software reliability is discussed in detail. The book is supported with comparisons, examples and case studies. This book will be an excellent resource for students, professionals, researchers, and practitioners involved in systems design, reliability, risk and optimization, statistics, maintenance, prognostics and operations.

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People who are searching for Free downloads of books and free pdf copies of these books – “Linear Programming” by G Hadley, “Non-linear and Dynamic Programming” by G Hadley, “Classical Optimization: Foundations and Extensions” by M Panik, “Optimization Theory and Applications” by S S Rao, “Mathematical Models in Operations Research” by J K Sharma, “Optimization Principles: Practical Applications to the Operation and Markets of the Electric Power Industry” by Narayan S Rau, “Multiobjective Optimization: Principles and Case Studies” by Yann Collette and Patrick Siarry, “Optimization: Principles and Algorithms” by Michel Bierlaire, “Manufacturing Engineering: Principles For Optimization” by Daniel T Koenig and T Koenig Daniel, “Importance Measures in Reliability, Risk, and Optimization: Principles and Applications” by Way Kuo and Xiaoyan Zhu – we would like to mention that we don’t have free downloadable pdf copies of these good books and one should look for free pdf copies from these Authors only if they have explicitly made it free to download and read them.

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