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Information for lesson "Design and Optimization of Energy systems NPTEL CC-E"
Description: Introduction to system design - Regression analysis and curve fitting - modeling of thermal equipment (very brief) - system simulation (successive substitution - Newton - Raphson method) - examples - economic analysis - optimization - Lagrange multipliers, search methods, linear programming, geometric programming- New generation optimization techniques - simulated annealing, Genetic Algorithms, Bayesian statistics. Examples applied to heat transfer problems and energy systems such as gas and steam power plants, refrigeration systems, heat pumps and so on.
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