Soft Computing Techniques for Engineering Optimization

1st Edition

Kaushik Kumar, Supriyo Roy, J. Paulo Davim

CRC Press
March 13, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 156 Pages - 79 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780367148614 - CAT# K413022
Series: Science, Technology, and Management


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This book covers the issues related to optimization of engineering and management problems using soft computing techniques with an industrial outlook. It covers a broad area related to real life complex decision making problems using a heuristics approach. It also explores a wide perspective and future directions in industrial engineering research on a global platform/scenario. The book highlights the concept of optimization, presents various soft computing techniques, offers sample problems, and discusses related software programs complete with illustrations.


  • Explains the concept of optimization and relevance to soft computing techniques towards optimal solution in engineering and management
  • Presents various soft computing techniques
  • Offers problems and their optimization using various soft computing techniques
  • Discusses related software programs, with illustrations
  • Provides a step-by-step tutorial on how to handle relevant software for obtaining the optimal solution to various engineering problems