- A short review of the available techniques.
- Linear constraints
- Non-Linear constraints
- Primal-dual interior point
- The final choice of a constrained algorithm

- Detailed description of the constrained step
- The QP algorithm
- The SQP algorithm
- The constrained step in detail
- Remarks about the constrained step.

- Numerical Results for the constrained algorithm
- The METHOD project
- Parametrization of the shape of the blades
- Preliminary research
- Preliminary numerical results
- Interface between CONDOR and XFLOS / Pre-Solve phase

- Conclusions

- Annexes
- Line-Search addenda.
- Gram-Schmidt orthogonalization procedure.
- Notions of constrained optimization
- The secant equation
- 1D Newton's search
- Newton's method for non-linear equations
- Cholesky decomposition.
- QR factorization
- A simple direct optimizer: the Rosenbrock optimizer

- Code

Frank Vanden Berghen 2004-04-19