Issues related to the computer realization of a multidisciplinary and multiobjective optimization system
2006 (English)In: Engineering with Computers, ISSN 0177-0667, E-ISSN 1435-5663, Vol. 22, no 1, 33-46 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Issues and novel ideas to be considered when developing computer realizations of complex multidisciplinary and multiobjective optimization systems are introduced. The aim is to discuss computer realizations that make possible both computationally efficient multidisciplinary analysis and multiobjective optimization of real world problems. We introduce software tools that make typically very time-consuming simulation processes more effective and, thus, enable even interactive multiobjective optimization with a real decision maker. In this paper, we first define a multidisciplinary and multiobjective optimization system and after that present an implementation overview of such problems including basic components participating in the solution process. Furthermore, interfaces and data flows between the components are described. A couple of important features related to the implementation are discussed in detail, for example, the usage of automatic differentiation. Finally, the ideas presented are illustrated with an industrial multiobjective optimization problem, when we describe numerical experiments related to quality properties in paper making.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2006. Vol. 22, no 1, 33-46 p.
multidisciplinary system, multiobjective optimization, computer realization, efficiency, paper making
Computer and Information Science
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-83676DOI: 10.1007/s00366-006-0028-8ISI: 000239665100004OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-83676DiVA: diva2:498906
QC 201203012012-02-122012-02-122012-03-01Bibliographically approved