98. Nonlinear Optimization

  1. Gavriel Salvendy Ph.D. professor founding editor founding chair member scientist Honorary Doctrate Fellow
  1. Tom M. Cavalier Professor

Published Online: 5 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172339.ch98

Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition

Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition

How to Cite

Cavalier, T. M. (2001) Nonlinear Optimization, in Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470172339.ch98

Editor Information

  1. School of Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

Author Information

  1. The Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 11 MAY 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471330578

Online ISBN: 9780470172339

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Keywords:

  • nonlinear programming and nonlinear optimization;
  • direct methods of optimization;
  • Karush–Kuhn–Tucker conditions;
  • unconstrained optimization;
  • barrier function methods

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Convexity

  • Unconstrained Optimization

  • Constrained Optimization

  • Online Sources of Information on Optimization

  • Nonlinear Programming Codes

  • References

  • Additional Reading