College Bulletin - Course Catalog 
  
    Sep 25, 2020  
College Bulletin - Course Catalog

ENGR 056. Modeling and Optimization for Engineering


What is the optimal way to direct light into the body to destroy a tumor? What is the lightest bridge we can construct without the beams breaking? To answer such questions, students will learn how to generate a computer-based model of the physics, and then use optimization to make design decisions. The majority of the course will focus on optimization, and topics may include: convex optimization, data-driven optimization, algorithms, and deep learning.
Prerequisite: One of MATH 033 , MATH 034  , or MATH 035  is required. Either ENGR 019  or MATH 056  is recommended. Students should be familiar with basic programming.
Natural sciences and engineering practicum.
1 credit.
Eligible for ESCH
Spring 2022. Ganapati.
Catalog chapter: Engineering  
Department website: https://www.swarthmore.edu/engineering


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