Date of Award


Degree Type


Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)


Mechanical Engineering


The purpose of this project was to demonstrate the usefulness of optimization in the environment systems field; particularly to improve analytical decision - making techniques for managers.

The result was an aid to formulating budgets, in which the social, technical, political and relatively unknown aspects of environmental control systems could be logically compared.

Additional benefits, in the area of environmental project evaluations were developed using optimization.