AI6003 - SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND SOFT COMPUTING IN AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING (Syllabus) 2013-regulation Anna University

AI6003 - SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND SOFT COMPUTING IN AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING (Syllabus) 2013-regulation Anna University

AI6003

SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND SOFT COMPUTING IN AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING

 LPTC

3003

OBJECTIVES:
• To introduce the students to the application of systems concept to agricultural engineering problems, planning and management.
• Soft computing techniques for modeling different problems in the field agricultural engineering

UNIT I

SYSTEM CONCEPTS

9

Definition, classification, and characteristics of systems – Scope and steps in systems engineering – Need for systems approach to water resources and irrigation.

UNIT II

LINEAR PROGRAMMING & DYNAMIC PROGRAMMING

9

Introduction to operations research – Linear programming, problem formulation, graphical solution, solution by simplex method – Sensitivity analysis – application - Bellman‟s optimality criteria, problem formulation and solutions – application.


UNIT III

SIMULATION

9

Basic principles and concepts – Random variate and random process – Monte Carlo techniques – Model development – Inputs and outputs – Deterministic and stochastic simulation – Irrigation Scheduling - application.

UNIT IV

NEURAL NETWORKS

9

Neuron, Nerve structure and synapse, Artificial Neuron and its model, Neural network architecture: networks, Various learning techniques; perception and convergence rule, Auto-associative and hetro-associative memory- Architecture: model, solution, single layer and multilayer perception model; back propagation learning methods, applications.

UNIT V

FUZZY LOGIC AND GENETIC ALGORITHM

9

Basic concepts of fuzzy logic, Fuzzy set theory and operations, Properties of fuzzy sets, Membership functions, interference in fuzzy logic, Fuzzy implications and Fuzzy algorithms, Fuzzy Controller, Industrial applications. Genetic Algorithm (GA) - Basic concepts, working principle, procedures, flow chart, Genetic representations, encoding, Initialization and selection, Genetic operators, Mutation - applications

TOTAL : 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES:
• Upon completion of the course, the student will have the knowledge on system concepts and will be able to apply the optimization techniques like LP, DP, ANN, FL and GA for problems in agriculture.

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Vedula, S., and Majumdar, P.P. Water Resources Systems – Modeling Techniques and Analysis Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi, Fifth reprint, 2010.
2. Gupta, P.K., and Man Mohan, “Problems in Operations Research”, (Methods and Solutions), Sultan Chand and Sons, New Delhi, 1995.
3. S. Rajsekaran & G.A. Vijayalakshmi Pai, “Neural Networks,Fuzzy Logic and Genetic Algorithm: Synthesis and Applications” Prentice Hall of India.

REFERENCES
1. Chaturvedi, M.C., “Water Resources Systems Planning and Management”, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi, 1997.
2. Taha, H.A., “Operations Research”, McMillan Publication Co., New York, 1995.
3. Hiller, F.S., and Liebermann, G.J., “Operations Research”, CBS Publications and Distributions, New Delhi, 1992.
4. Timothy J. Ross, “Fuzzy Logic with Engineering Applications” Wiley India.

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