A rectangular catalyst panel must provide 500cm2 effective area,(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

and requires installation margins of 5cm on the longer sides and 7cm

on the shorter sides. What panel dimensions minimize the total area?

(1) Formulate a penalty function, identitfying all constraints(active

and redudant), and confrim that x=50 and y=70 is a suitable initial guess.

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