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Minimum Mass Design of Boiler Drums by Nonlinear Programming

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J. Kowalski

AGROMET Farm Machine Works of Opalenica, Ostroroga, Poland

J. Pressure Vessel Technol 107(1), 83-87 (Feb 01, 1985) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3264411 History: Received March 28, 1984; Revised July 26, 1984; Online November 05, 2009

Abstract

Based on the systems approach to mathematical modeling, the paper shows the method for selecting the optimum design features of boiler drums with a given structure for minimum mass. The optimization problem is reduced to finding the minimum of the objective function in a 10-dimensional space bounded by 11 constraints. The numerical example has been presented.

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