By Niels Olhoff, Erik Lund (auth.), José Herskovits (eds.)
Advances in Structural Optimization provides the innovations for a large set of functions, starting from the issues of dimension and form optimization (historically the 1st to be studied) to topology and fabric optimization. Structural versions are thought of that use either discrete and finite components. Structural fabrics may be classical or new. rising equipment also are addressed, comparable to computerized differentiation, clever buildings optimization, integration of structural optimization in concurrent engineering environments, and multidisciplinary optimization.
For researchers and architects in industries corresponding to aerospace, car, mechanical, civil, nuclear, naval and offshore. A reference ebook for complex undergraduate or graduate classes on structural optimization and optimal layout.
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45. ,1, are changed simultaneously. g. Haug, Choi & Komkov (1985). This means that the expression for the eigenvalue increments in Eqs. 46 are no longer valid. Thus, to find the sensitivities of multiple eigenValues it is necessary to use directional derivatives in the design space. For this purpose, for the vector of design variables a = (al' ... ,af)' a variation in the form a + Ee is con- sidered, where e is an arbitrary vector of variation e = (el' ... ,ef ) with the unit norm lie I = Je 12 + ...
60 by €, note from the foregoing that € e = Aa and €/Lj = AAi' j = 1, ... , j of the N-fold eigenvalue corresponding to the vector Aa of increments of the design variabies. (61) 1, ... ,N, 6. , Barthelemy & Haftka (1988), Cheng, Ou & Zhou (1989), Pedersen, Cheng & Rasmussen (1989), and Cheng & Olhoff (1991, 1993), that the semi-analytical method of design sensitivity analysis is prone to large errors for certain types of problems involving shape design variables. , Olhoff & Rasmussen (1991a,b), Fenves & Lust (1991), Cheng & Olhoff (1991, 1993), and Mlejnek (1992) and a new method for error elimination that is efficient and applicable for a wide range of problems has been developed.