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Matt J
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Re: Optimization
Posted:
Nov 21, 2012 5:18 PM


"Carlos Alejandro Perez Lasso" <carlosalejandro85@gmail.com> wrote in message <k8jaks$fqr$1@newscl01ah.mathworks.com>... > Hi Matlab users, > > My purpose is to use the Optimtool to estimate material model parameters so that running the model with such parameters in Abaqus results in a predicted curve close to some experimental data. > I am trying to solve the problem with the lsqnonlin solver ============
If it's a curve fitting problem, mightn't it be better to use lsqcurvefit.
> Optimization completed because the size of the gradient at the initial point > is less than the default value of the function tolerance. ==========
This usually occurs because you have quantizing operations like ROUND, FLOOR, CEIL, etc... in your objective function. They make the function locally flat in places, making the initial point trivially a point of zero gradient.



