University of Calgary

ENEL 641 - Optimization for Engineers - Winter 2020

Introduction to optimization techniques for solving engineering problems. Modelling engineering problems as optimization problems. Recognizing and solving convex sets, functions and optimization problems. Numerical linear algebra including; matrix structure, algorithm complexity, LU factorization. Unconstrained optimization methodology and engineering applications. Constrained optimization techniques and engineering applications.Special topics in optimization such as multi-objective optimization and geometric programming.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • Credit for Electrical Engineering 641 and 619.05 will not be allowed.


This course will be offered next in Fall 2020.
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