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By Niels Olhoff, Erik Lund (auth.), José Herskovits (eds.)

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ISBN-13: 9789401042031

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ISBN-13: 9789401104531

Advances in Structural Optimization offers 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 will be classical or new. rising tools also are addressed, reminiscent of automated differentiation, clever buildings optimization, integration of structural optimization in concurrent engineering environments, and multidisciplinary optimization.
For researchers and architects in industries similar to aerospace, automobile, 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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19 and 20) is built using a mix of mapping and free meshing of curved surfaces. Fig. 20 shows a section through the two shells illustrating their interrelation. As seen in Fig. 19, the structure is supported by two hinges attached to the edge of the hood, and three support points on the opposite side. The hinges (A) fix all degrees of freedom except for one rotation. The supports (B) fix the out-of-plane translational degree of freedom while the support (C) fixes the out-of-plane and vertical translational degrees of freedom.

77 can be rewritten as ~ = 2lfBTEJiU)IJldnj, aa} fl where the matrix JiU) JiU) + = aB aa j j = 1, ... ,1 (79) 5 is defined as ~alJI 21J aa j (80) 1 Thus, the derivatives of the determinant of the Jacobian J and of the components in the strain-displacement matrix B must be determined. 27 Applying Eqs. 62, 65, and 66 to the above terms in Eqs. 73-76 yields the "exact" numerical derivatives based on first order finite differences. It is easily shown that the scalar IJ I will be either independent or a linear function of any of the shape design variables aj , and the "exact" numerical derivative of IJ I is therefore simply given by ~1 - IJ(aj)l,l'aa - ~[IJ(I+'l7j)aj)1 J - 1, ..

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