Accession Number : AD0633613

Title :   THE APPLICATION OF CARROLL'S TECHNIQUE TO COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN.

Descriptive Note : Technical memo.,

Corporate Author : ELECTRONIC DEFENSE LABS SYLVANIA ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS-WEST MOUNTAIN VIEW CALIF

Personal Author(s) : HUBER,E. A.

Report Date : 17 NOV 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 63

Abstract : Network synthesis and transfer-function estimation are considered as parameter-estimation problems. Particular emphasis is given to the synthesis of linear electrical networks. To minimize the desired error measure, iterative gradient techniques are used to adjust the parameters automatically. Constraint equations to insure physical realizability are handled by means of Carroll's nonlinear programming technique. This technique transforms the minimization-with-constraints problem into an unconstrained minimization problem. The result is an automatic procedure which requires the designer's experience in setting up the problem but uses the digital computer to perform the tedious labor. Pertinent examples of this procedure are presented. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*NETWORKS, SYNTHESIS), (*NONLINEAR PROGRAMMING, *ELECTRICAL NETWORKS), FUNCTIONS(MATHEMATICS), TOPOLOGY, COMBINATORIAL ANALYSIS, ITERATIONS, ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN

Subject Categories : Statistics and Probability
      Computer Programming and Software
      Computer Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE