Advances in Structural Optimization: Proceedings of the First US-Japan Joint Seminar on Structural Optimization Held in Conjunction with the Structure

Advances in Structural Optimization: Proceedings of the First US-Japan Joint Seminar on Structural Optimization Held in Conjunction with the Structure

By: Dan M. Frangopol (editor), Franklin Y. Cheng (editor)Hardback

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A compilation of twenty papers, "Advances in Structural Optimization" features recent contributions from the United States, Japan, Canada, and Hong Kong to improving design and performance of structures. This volume covers a wide range of contributions ranging from highly theoretical to immediate applications. The following topics are covered: optimal design using genetic algorithms, fuzzy set theory, artificial life approaches, and neural networks; reliability-based optimum design of buildings and bridges; optimal design based on minimum expected life-cycle cost; topology and shape optimization; steel and reinforced concrete frame optimization; and optimization of laminated composite structures.

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Product Details

  • publication date: 31/07/1997
  • ISBN13: 9780784402214
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 225
  • ID: 9780784402214
  • weight: 272
  • ISBN10: 0784402213

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