

Open the
KwoGettingStarted.CATPart file.

From the Start > Knowledgeware menu, access
the Product Engineering Optimizer workbench.

Click the Optimize icon ()
to access the Optimization dialog box. The Optimization dialog box is
displayed.

Enter the parameters below in the Problem tab:
Optimization Type 
Target Value 
Optimized Parameter 
Volume.1 
Target Value 
0.8L 
Free
Parameters 

xA 
yA 
xB 
yB 
Inf. Range 
40 
40 
50 
40 
Sup. Range 
80 
80 
200 
100 

Algorithm 
Gradient Algorithm With Constraints 
Termination
Criteria

 Maximum number of updates


 Consecutive updates without
improvements





200 
50 
5 

Enter the following constraints in the Constraints
tab:
Constraint.1 
Z**2 + Y**2 < 5000 mm2 
Constraint.2 
Y**2 + Z**2 > 1000 mm2 

Click Run optimization. The part looks like
the one below after the optimization process is over:

Redefine the ranges of the free parameters (see below):
Free
Parameters 


Click Run optimization. The generated values
are much closer to the Target value.

Click the graphic opposite to enlarge it. 
