CHE 385P CHE 385P. Optimization: Theory and Practice. 3 Hours.
Techniques of optimization, including formulation of optimization problems, one-dimensional search techniques, analytical methods, and n-dimensional search techniques; application of methods to process-industry problems. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Chemical Engineering 384 (Topic: Optimization: Theory and Practice) and 385P may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.