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Unformatted text preview: 4.5.1 How would optimization be incorporated into an engineering design involving living things? Answer: Optimization could be incorporated into an engineering design involving living things in many different ways. You could have the optima be efficiency in your project, and could then find the way to make the living organism do whatever you needed it to do in the most efficient way. If it was, for example, finding the right soil for making a plant grow the fastest and healthiest, you could find the optima, and know in the future what soil to use. Application: Making an experiment work in the most efficient way possible....
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This note was uploaded on 11/30/2009 for the course BIOE 120 taught by Professor Aranda-espinoza during the Spring '08 term at Maryland.
- Spring '08