The Optimum Shape: Automated Structural Design

The Optimum Shape: Automated Structural Design

by James Bennett (Editor)

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1986)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461594857
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 11/25/2012
Series: General Motors Research Laboratories Symposia Series
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1986
Pages: 412
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Session I—Derivatives and Algorithms.- 1. Adaptive Analysis Refinement and Shape Optimization — Some New Possibilities.- 2. Material Derivative Methods for Shape Design Sensitivity Analysis.- 3. The Relationship Between the Variational Approach and the Implicit Differentiation Approach to Shape Design Sensitivities.- 4. Variational Approach to Shape Sensitivity Analysis and Optimal Design.- Session II—Analysis and Modeling for Shape Optimization.- 5. Automatic Finite Element Modeling for Use with Three-Dimensional Shape Optimization.- 6. Adaptive Finite Element Methods for Shape Optimization of Linearly Elastic Structures.- 7. Uncertainties in Engineering Design: Mathematical Theory and Numerical Treatment.- 8. Boundary Elements in Shape Optimal Design of Structures.- Session III—Applications.- 9. Shape Optimization of Three-Dimensional Stamped and Solid Automotive Components.- 10. Multidisciplinary Shape Optimization.- 11. Optimal Shape Design of Axisymmetric Structures.- 12. Shape Optimal Design by the Convex Linearization Method.- Session IV—New Frontiers in Shape Optimization.- 13. A Numerical Method for Shape Design Sensitivity Analysis and Optimization of Built-up Structures.- 14. Anomalies Arising in Analysis and Computational Procedures for the Prediction of Optimal Shape.- 15. Geometric Modeling for Structural and Material Shape Optimization.- 16. Symposium Summary and Concluding Remarks.- Symposium Participants.- Author and Contributor Index.

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