## Design and Optimization of Energy Systems

**Design and Optimization of Energy Systems**. Instructor: Prof. C. Balaji, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras. This course provides an introduction to design and optimization of energy systems. Topics covered in this course include introduction to system design; regression analysis and curve fitting; modeling of thermal equipment; system simulation (successive substitution, Newton-Raphson method); Lagrange multipliers, search methods, linear programming, geometric programming; simulated annealing, genetic algorithms; examples applied to heat transfer problems and energy systems such as gas and steam power plants, refrigeration systems, heat pumps and so on.
(from **nptel.ac.in**)

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Design and Optimization of Energy SystemsInstructor: Prof. C. Balaji, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras. This course provides an introduction to design and optimization of energy systems. |