This volume presents ten self-contained, detailed case studies of real-world optimization problems, selected from a wide range of applications. The text consists of contributions from worldwide experts who are working in these exciting areas.Within recent years several enhancements are suggested to improve the performance of the harmony search method. Among these Mahdavi [20, 21] ... strength requirements specified by the code of practice while the economy is observed in the overall or material cost of the frame. When the design constraints are implemented from LRFD-AISC the following discrete programming problem is obtained.
|Title||:||Computational Optimization and Applications in Engineering and Industry|
|Author||:||Xin-She Yang, Slawomir Koziel|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2011-06-19|