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An Augmented Lagrange Multiplier Based Method for Mixed Integer Discrete Continuous Optimization and Its Applications to Mechanical Design
An algorithm for solving nonlinear optimization problems involving discrete, integer, zero-one, and continuous variables is presented. The augmented Lagrange multiplier method combined with Powell’sExpand
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A Simple and Accurate Method for Determining Large Deflections in Compliant Mechanisms Subjected to End Forces and Moments
Compliant members in flexible link mechanisms undergo large deflections when subjected to external loads. Because of this fact, traditional methods of deflection analysis do not apply. Since theExpand
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Myths of Enki, the Crafty God
This study brings together translations of the ancient literature concerning the Sumerian god Enki, one of four gods and goddesses who comprised the highest level of the Sumerian pantheon. The veryExpand
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Mythologies of the Ancient World
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