This book will cover heuristic optimization techniques and applications in engineering problems. The book will be divided into three sections that will provide coverage of the techniques, which can be employed by engineers, researchers, and manufacturing industries, to improve their productivity with the sole motive of socio-economic development. This will be the first book in the category of heuristic techniques with relevance to engineering problems and achieving optimal solutions.
Section 1: Introduction to Optimization and Relevance of Heuristic Techniques Towards Optimal Solution. Section 2: Various Heuristic Optimization Techniques and their Description. Part 1: Evolutionary Technique. Chapter 1. Genetic Algorithm. Chapter 2. Particle Swarm Optimization. Part 2: Natural Based Technique. Chapter 3. Ant Colony Optimization. Chapter 4. Bee Algorithm. Chapter 5. Firefly Optimization. Chapter 6. Cuckoo Search. Part 3: Logical Search Algorithm. Chapter 7. Tabu Search. Chapter 8. SNAP. Section 3: Application of Techniques Towards Engineering Problems. Chapter 9. Engineering Problem Optimized using Genetic Algorithm. Chapter 10. Engineering Problem Optimized using Particle Swarm Optimization. Chapter 11. Engineering Problem Optimized using Ant Colony Optimization. Chapter 12. Engineering Problem Optimized using Bee Algorithm. Chapter 13. Engineering Problem Optimized using Firefly Optimization. Chapter 14. Engineering Problem Optimized using Cuckoo Search. Chapter 15. Engineering Problem Optimized using Tabu Search. Chapter 16. Engineering Problem Optimized using SNAP. Chapter 17. Future Scope. Glossary.
This book series focuses on special volumes from conferences, workshops, and symposiums, as well as volumes on topics of current interested in all aspects of science, technology, and management. The series will discuss topics such as, mathematics, chemistry, physics, materials science, nanosciences, sustainability science, computational sciences, mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, manufacturing engineering, mechatronics engineering, electrical engineering, systems engineering, biomedical engineering, management sciences, economical science, human resource management, social sciences, engineering education, etc. The books will present principles, models techniques, methodologies, and applications of science, technology and management.