Code No: 53127/MT M.Tech.

– I Semester Supplementary Examinations, September, 2008 DESIGN OPTIMIZATION (CAD/CAM) Time: 3hours Answer any FIVE questions All questions carry equal marks ---


Max. Marks:60

1.a) b) 2.

Find the maximum and minimum value of y=3x5-5x3 Give cannonical form of non-Linear programming problem. Find the dimensions of a rectangular parallelelopipe with largest volume whose sides are parallel to the coordinate planes to be inscribed in the ellipsoid. Solve by Golden Section method. Find min. of f(x)=x2-2x in [1,2.6] within an interval of uncertainty equal to 0.13 L0 where L0 is the original interval of uncertainty.



1 Minimize f ( x1 , x2 ) = ( x1 + 1)3 + x2 3 Subject to g1 ( x1 , x2 ) = − x1 + 1 ≤ 0
g 2 ( x1 , x2 ) = − x2 ≤ 0

using exterior penalty function method. 5.a) b) State five engineering applications of optimization. Define a stochasting problem and give two practical examples.


Code No: 53127/MT



Find the link lengths of the four-bar linkage as shown in the figure for minimum structural error.

7. 8.

Explain exterior penalty function method. Write short notes on: a) Genetic Algorithms b) Search methods.


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