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Web-Services Based Modelling/Optimisation for Engineering Design

  • Ali Shaikh Ali
  • Omer F. Rana
  • Ian Parmee
  • Johnson Abraham
  • Mark Shackelford
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3762)

Abstract

Results from the DIstributed Problem SOlving (DIPSO) project are reported, which involves the implementation of a Grid-enabled Problem Solving Environment (PSE) to support conceptual design. This is a particularly important phase in engineering design, often resulting in significant savings in costs and effort at subsequent stages of design and development. Allowing a designer to explore the potential design space provides significant benefit in channelling the constraints of the problem domain into a suitable preliminary design. To achieve this, the PSE will enable the coupling of various computational components from different “Centers of Excellence”. A Web Services-based implementation is discussed. The system will support clients who have extensive knowledge of their design domain but little expertise in state-of-the-art search, exploration and optimisation techniques.

Keywords

Computational Fluid Dynamics Tabu Search Algorithm Inspection Point Problem Solve Environment Halton Sequence 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ali Shaikh Ali
    • 1
  • Omer F. Rana
    • 1
  • Ian Parmee
    • 2
  • Johnson Abraham
    • 2
  • Mark Shackelford
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Computer Science and Welsh eScience CenterCardiff UniversityUK
  2. 2.CEMSUniversity of West of EnglandUK

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