General Pattern Search Applied to the Optimization of the Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger
( Vol-4,Issue-11,November 2017 )

Wagner H. Saldanha, Pedro A. A. M. Junior


Optimization, Pattern Search algorithm, Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger.


The literature has different implementations and results for the mono-objective and multiobjective optimization of the shell and tube heat exchanger (STHE), most of them using evolutionary computation. However, there is a gap to find the optimal solution of this problem through direct search methods (numerical optimization). So, this paper uses the Pattern Search algorithm of MATLAB toolbox applied to this case study.

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