Palmer, PR and Molina-Cristóbal, A and Parks, GT (2011) Coherent design methodology using modelling, simulation and optimisation. In: UNSPECIFIED pp. 65-75..Full text not available from this repository.
There is an increasing demand for optimising complete systems and the devices within that system, including capturing the interactions between the various multi-disciplinary (MD) components involved. Furthermore confidence in robust solutions is esential. As a consequence the computational cost rapidly increases and in many cases becomes infeasible to perform such conceptual designs. A coherent design methodology is proposed, where the aim is to improve the design process by effectively exploiting the potential of computational synthesis, search and optimisation and conventional simulation, with a reduction of the computational cost. This optimization framework consists of a hybrid optimization algorithm to handles multi-fidelity simulations. Simultaneously and in order to handles uncertainty without recasting the model and at affordable computational cost, a stochastic modelling method known as non-intrusive polynomial chaos is introduced. The effectiveness of the design methodology is demonstrated with the optimisation of a submarine propulsion system.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)|
|Divisions:||Div A > Energy|
Div B > Electronics, Power & Energy Conversion
|Depositing User:||Cron Job|
|Date Deposited:||07 Mar 2014 12:14|
|Last Modified:||08 Dec 2014 02:32|