This page includes material that can augment the textbook in teaching a course. Files may include presentations, summaries, and articles to elucidate topics discussed in the textbook.
Monotonicity and Boundness Analysis
A Lecture Supplement by P. Y. Papalambros on Monotonicity and Boundness Analysis (Chap 3)
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An extended derivation of the GRG feasibility restoration step that is presented in the text in an abbreviated manner. (Chap 5)
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Powell’s 1978 SQP
This is the seminal paper by Mike Powell that established SQP as a practical method. You can find there the settings for selecting the merit function weights etc. You will also get a glimpse of how numerical analysts think and how codes get developed. This is a hard paper to find–I had this early original copy but I am not sure if it was the final one as stated in the POD reference. (Chap 6)
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Selected Formulae Summary Sheet
A summary sheet by J. Michalek with basic formulas from the textbook.
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