Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
On campus only
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Thirty-two hours of lectures, tutorials and project work. |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
The prerequisites for this subject are
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||N/A|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||N/A|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. |
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CoordinatorProf Saman Halgamuge
ContactMelbourne School of Engineering Office
Building 173, Grattan Street
The University of Melbourne
VIC 3010 Australia
General telephone enquiries
+ 61 3 8344 6703
+ 61 3 8344 6507
+ 61 3 9349 2182
+ 61 3 8344 7707
Optimisation is an essential component of engineering due to its need in engineering practice. Selected methods of modelling and optimisation covered in the subject include nature-inspired optimisation methods, methematical programming, dynamic programming and Markov processses.
|Objectives:||Upon completion, students should be able to model and solve a range of decision-making problems in Mechanical, Biomedical and Mechatronic engineering by applying the techniques of mathematical programming, stochastic modelling and Optimisation.|
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On completion of the subject students should have the following skills: |
Bachelor of Engineering (EngineeringManagement)Mechanical&Manufacturing |
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical &Manufacturing)& Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical &Manufacturing)/Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering)
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronics) and Bachelor of Computer Science
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