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James Allison


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

17 total contributions since 2012

http://systemdesign.illinois.edu/
Professional Interests: Engineering System Design, Design Optimization, Modeling and Simulation, Design of Dynamic Systems, Robotics, Sustainable Energy Systems

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Simplified Gradient Descent Optimization
Demonstration of the gradient descent optimization algorithm with a fixed step size.

1 month ago | 109 downloads |

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Demonstration of two multi-objective optimization strategies
Application of the weighted sum and epsilon-constraint methods for multi-objective optimization

1 year ago | 11 downloads |

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Design Optimization of a Helical Compression Spring
Analysis function for helical compression springs + design optimization function.

1 year ago | 14 downloads |

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Analytical Target Cascading Example With Coupling Variables
A simple optimization problem is used to illustrate ATC with coupling variables.

2 years ago | 4 downloads |

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Analytical Target Cascading Example
A simple optimization problem is used to illustrate Analytical Target Cascading.

2 years ago | 7 downloads |

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Design Oriented Trebuchet Model with SimMechanics
Advanced trebuchet model that predicts dynamic performance based on design changes.

2 years ago | 15 downloads |

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Modeling and Design Analysis of a Permanent Magnet Linear Synchronous Generator
This code replicates analysis results of a linear generator found in a tech report by the same name.

5 years ago | 14 downloads |

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Truss Design Optimization Based on Generative Algorithms
Supplementary material for a WCSMO publication regarding truss design optimization.

5 years ago | 10 downloads |

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MPCC Solution of Genetic Regulatory Circuit Design Problems
Demonstration of a novel MPCC-based technique for solving gene circuit design problems.

5 years ago | 1 download |

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Simultaneous Plant and Control Design of an Active Automotive Suspension Using Direct Transcription
A toolbox for using Direct Transcription to perform combined plant and control design.

5 years ago | 9 downloads |

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Simulation and Limited Redesign of a Counterbalanced Two Link Robotic Manipulator
Supplementary material for an ASME publication regarding limited redesign of mechatronic systems.

6 years ago | 2 downloads |

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Simulation and Limited Redesign of a Two Link Robotic Manipulator
Supplementary material for an AIAA publication regarding limited redesign of mechatronic systems.

6 years ago | 12 downloads |

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Simulation and Animation of a Linear and Nonlinear Pendulum Model
Demonstrates how to use both movie2avi and VideoWriter to generate avi files from simulation data.

6 years ago | 8 downloads |

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Trebuchet Range Simulation and Optimization
Model of a simple trebuchet that predicts projectile range based on fulcrum position & launch angle.

6 years ago | 5 downloads |

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Least Squares Data Fitting in MATLAB
Demonstration of least squares data fitting using both inverse and backslash operators.

6 years ago | 9 downloads |

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Unconstrained Optimization of a Noisy Function
Demonstration of finding the minimum of a noisy function using gradient-based optimization.

6 years ago | 2 downloads |

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Simulation and Animation of a Quarter-Car Automotive Suspension Model
A standard linear quarter-car model is simulated and then animated.

6 years ago | 64 downloads |

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