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Computer aided optimum design in engineering XI

Author: S Hernández; C A Brebbia
Publisher: Southampton : WIT, ©2009.
Series: WIT transactions on the built environment, v. 106
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book contains the most significant papers presented in OPTI 2009. Following the spirit of previous editions some of them deal with the algorithmic part of this scientific discipline while other  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S Hernández; C A Brebbia
ISBN: 9781845641856 184564185X
OCLC Number: 317253958
Description: 257 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Section 1: New and enhanced algorithms Application of self-organizing maps to genetic algorithms; Semi-infinite programming in multi-hazard structural design; Mixed-integer non-linear programming approach to structural optimization Section 2: Shape optimisation A practical solution to the shape optimization problem of solid structures; Shape optimization of photoacoustic resonators; An innovative approach to the design of multi-bolted joint assemblies in the uncertain early stages Section 3: Topology optimisation Some improvements in minimum weight topology optimization with stress constraints; Three-dimensional cylindrical truss structures: a case study for topological optimization; Reciprocating compressor optimum configuration with respect to performance, reliability and commercial conditions Section 4: Design optimisation in materials, construction and bridge engineering Cable optimization of a long span cable stayed bridge in La Coruna (Spain); Heuristic optimization of prestressed concrete precast pedestrian bridges; Reliability based design optimization of semi-rigid steel frames; Displacement maximisation of haunched-rafter Pitched-roof Steel Portal Frames; Optimal bracing type and position to minimize lateral drift in high-rise buildings; Structural concept, static and dynamic properties of RPC-BSS with high durability; Optimization of concrete/steel thickness ratio in composite steel plate shear walls (CSSWs) Section 5: Design optimisation in aircraft engineering Design space investigation by Response Surface Model techniques in aeronautical metal cutting applications; Optimum aerofoil parameterization for aerodynamic design; Development of a novel Electro Active Polymer (EAP) actuator for driving the wings of flapping micro air vehicle Section 6: Optimisation in dam and soil engineering A note on the search for 'optimal' shapes of arch dams; Silo foundation optimization through reinforcement concrete shell structure; Optimum design for reinforced concrete pavement by parallel finite element code
Series Title: WIT transactions on the built environment, v. 106
Responsibility: editors, S. Hernández, C.A. Brebbia.


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