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Optimization of Environmental Systems

Course Information:

Course ID:ENVE 335
Type of course:Required course
Semester:Spring
Credits:4
ΕCTS:5
Teaching Hours:Th=3, E=1, L=0

Instructors:  Professor G. Karatzas (Faculty member-EnvEng), Associate Professor D. Kolokotsa (Faculty member-EnvEng)

Textbooks (Eudoxus):

  • Book [50657988]: ΜΕΘΟΔΟΙ ΒΕΛΤΙΣΤΟΠΟΙΗΣΗΣ ΠΕΡΙΒΑΛΛΟΝΤΙΚΩΝ ΣΥΣΤΗΜΑΤΩΝ, ΚΑΡΑΤΖΑΣ ΓΕΩΡΓΙΟΣ, ΠΑΠΑΔΟΠΟΥΛΟΥ ΜΑΡΙΑ

Eclass:

  •  Registration required

Course contents:

Introduction, Classification of the optimization models, Nonlinear optimization, Convex and Concave sets, Theorems of Mathematical Optimization, The Geometry of the Optimization Problem, Unconstrained Optimization Problems, Lagrange Multipliers, Linear Programming Problems, Simplex method, Nonlinear Programming Problems, Constrained Optimization, Dynamic Programming, applications of optimization methods to Water Resources Management, Design of Groundwater Systems, Optimal Groundwater remediation design, Optimal Saltwater Systems, and Optimal waste-water management systems, Sustainable water resources management.

Assessment and grading method:

  • Project, 20% of the grade
  • Final open-book written exam, 80% of the grade

Last modification: 06-09-2018