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solving constrained optimization problem for the design of engineering systems

Project description

NoLOAD: Non Linear Optimization by Automatic Differentiation

We are happy that you will use or develop the NoLOAD. It is an Open Source project located on GitLab at It aims at solving constrained optimization problem for the design of engineering systems

Project Presentation

NoLOAD: Please have a look to NoLOAD presentation :

A scientific article presenting NoLOAD is available here:

Agobert Lucas, Hodencq Sacha, Delinchant Benoit, Gerbaud Laurent, Frederic Wurtz, “NoLOAD, Open Software for Optimal Design and Operation using Automatic Differentiation”, OIPE 2020, Poland, 09-2021.

Please cite us when you use NoLOAD.

NoLoad' Community

Please use the git issues system to report an error: Otherwise you can also contact de developer team using the following email adress:

Installation Help

You can install the library as a user or as a developer. Please follow the corresponding installation steps below.


Please install Python 3.6 or later

Installation as a user

Please install NoLOAD with pip using the command prompt.

If you are admin on Windows or working on a virtual environment

pip install noload

If you want a local installation or you are not admin

pip install --user noload

If you are admin on Linux:

sudo pip install noload

Launch the examples to understand how the NoLOAD works:

python noload/
python noload/
python noload/

Enjoy your time using NoLOAD !

Library Installation Requirements

Autograd >= 1.3 Matplotlib >= 3.0 Scipy >= 1.2 Pandas >= 1.3.5 tk >= 0.1.0 openpyxl >= 3.1.2

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This code is under the Apache License, Version 2.0

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