Intelligent Systems, Control and Automation: Science and Engineering

Optimization and Control Methods in Industrial Engineering and Construction

Editors: Xu, Honglei, Wang, Xiangyu (Eds.)

  • Written by recognized experts in optimization, control in industrial and construction engineering
  • Focusses on industrial and construction engineering
  • Includes advanced methods in applications of industrial engineering and construction engineering and management
  • Both the theoretical and practical aspects will be beneficial to experts and students in industrial engineering and construction engineering and management
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This book presents recent advances in optimization and control methods with applications to industrial engineering and construction management. It consists of 15 chapters authored by recognized experts in a variety of fields including control and operation research, industrial engineering and project management. Topics include numerical methods in unconstrained optimization, robust optimal control problems, set splitting problems, optimum confidence interval analysis, a monitoring networks optimization survey, distributed fault detection, nonferrous industrial optimization approaches, neural networks in traffic flows, economic scheduling of CCHP systems, a project scheduling optimization survey, lean and agile construction project management, practical construction projects in Hong Kong, dynamic project management, production control in PC4P and target contracts optimization.

The book offers a valuable reference work for scientists, engineers, researchers and practitioners in industrial engineering and construction management.

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  • Robustness of Convergence Proofs in Numerical Methods in Unconstrained Optimization

    Goh, B. S. (et al.)

    Pages 1-9

  • Robust Optimal Control of Continuous Linear Quadratic System Subject to Disturbances

    Wu, Changzhi (et al.)

    Pages 11-34

  • A Linearly-Growing Conversion from the Set Splitting Problem to the Directed Hamiltonian Cycle Problem

    Haythorpe, Michael (et al.)

    Pages 35-52

  • Optimum Confidence Interval Analysis in Two-Factor Mixed Model with a Concomitant Variable for Gauge Study

    Park, Dong Joon (et al.)

    Pages 53-68

  • Optimization of Engineering Survey Monitoring Networks

    Tan, Willie

    Pages 69-84

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eBook $139.00
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Hardcover $179.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Optimization and Control Methods in Industrial Engineering and Construction
Editors
  • Honglei Xu
  • Xiangyu Wang
Series Title
Intelligent Systems, Control and Automation: Science and Engineering
Series Volume
72
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-017-8044-5
DOI
10.1007/978-94-017-8044-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-017-8043-8
Softcover ISBN
978-94-024-0170-7
Series ISSN
2213-8986
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 296
Number of Illustrations and Tables
24 b/w illustrations, 39 illustrations in colour
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