Shape optimization by using simulated biological growth approaches

J. L. Chen, W. C. Tsai

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Abstract

The shape optimization of structures by using simulated biological growth approaches is described in this paper. These approaches simulate the behavior of adaptive shapes of biological structures by growth and atrophy with respect to the natural loading applied. Improved design procedures are proposed to extend the capability of the approaches for shape optimization problems. Some numerical results are presented to demonstrate the usefulness of proposed methods.

Original languageEnglish
Pages895-901
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 1992 Jan 1
Event4th Symposium on Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization, 1992 - Cleveland, United States
Duration: 1992 Sep 211992 Sep 23

Other

Other4th Symposium on Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization, 1992
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityCleveland
Period92-09-2192-09-23

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering

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