Optimization procedures in structural design

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Hans A Eschenauer

University Professor Emeritus. Institute of Mechanics and Control Engineering (IMR), Research Center for Multidisciplinary Analysis and Applied System Optimization (FOMAAS), University of Siegen, Am Herrengarten 3, D-57068 Siegen, Germany; esch@fb5.uni-siegen.de

Appl. Mech. Rev 56(4), R19-R26 (Jul 22, 2003) doi:10.1115/1.1576807 History: Online July 22, 2003

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Eschenauer HA (1998), Development of highly precise radiotelescopes—A typical multidisciplinary problem, Optimization in Industry-1997, A Belegundu and F Mistree (eds), ASME/EF, New York, 13–30.
Eschenauer HA and Schumacher A (1997), Topology and shape optimization procedures using hole positioning criteria—Theory and applications, CISM Courses and Lectures No 374: Topology Optimization in Structural Mechanics, G Rozvany (ed), Springer, Wien, New York, 135–196.
Eschenauer  HA, and Olhoff  N (2001), Topology optimization of continuum structures—A review, Appl. Mech. Rev., 54(4), 331–390.
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Eschenauer HA and Bellendir K (1993), Optimal design of composite lightweight rollers, Advances in Design Automation, BJ Gilmore, DA Hoeltzel, S Azarm, and HA Eschenauer (eds), DE-Vol 65-2, Vol 2, 139–147.
Eschenauer HA, Beer R, Lautenschlager U, and Hillmer P (1994), On the modeling and optimization of a pressure gas insulation component—A multidisciplinary optimization task, A Collection of Technical Papers, Part 2 (Proc of 5th AIAA/USAF/NASA/ISSMO Symp on Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization), AIAA, (ISBN 1-56347-097-7), 423–433.
Eschenauer HA, Rottler A, Dragos R, Bieker G, and Flach M (2000), Dynamic behavior and durability of rail vehicle components, ICTAM 2000–20th Int Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Aug 22–Sept 2, 2000, Chicago, IL, CD-ROM.
Eschenauer HA, Rottler A, Idelberger H, and Weinert M (2001), Development of a procedure to derive damage equivalent simplified load time histories, 2nd Max-Planck-Workshop on Engineering Design Optimization, Oct 12–14, 2001, Nyborg, Denmark, Proc, 98–102.


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Schematic sketch of a radio telescope.
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30-m-MRT at Pico Veleta, Sierra Nevada, Spain.
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MDA Triangle for the optimal layout of telescope structures
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Three-Columns-Concept for solving optimization problems
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Optimization loop on the basis of the Three-Columns-Concept
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Flow chart of the Bubble Method



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