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Author Zhang, Weihong, author

Title Topology optimization in engineering structure design / Weihong Zhang, Jihong Zhu, Tong Gao
Published London : ISTE Press Ltd ; Oxford, UK : Elsevier Ltd, 2016

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Contents Front Cover -- Topology Optimization in Engineering Structure Design -- Copyright -- Contents -- Introduction -- Chapter 1. Standard Material Layout Design -- 1.1. Basic formulations of topology optimization -- 1.2. Typical application of standard topology optimization -- 1.3. Topology optimization of cellular materials and structures -- 1.4. Conclusions -- Chapter 2. Low-Density Areas in Topology Optimization -- 2.1. Localized mode in low-density areas -- 2.2. Localized deformation -- 2.3. Polynomial interpolation model -- 2.4. Breakdown issue in ESO -- 2.5. Conclusions -- Chapter 3. Dynamic Problems -- 3.1. Introduction -- 3.2. Analysis methods for harmonic force excitations -- 3.3. Topology optimization under harmonic force excitations -- 3.4. Analysis methods for stationary random force excitations -- 3.5. Topology optimization under stationary random force excitation -- 3.6. Conclusions -- Chapter 4. Thermo-Elastic Problems -- 4.1. Introduction -- 4.2. Thermo-elastic analysis -- 4.3. Thermo-elastic topology optimization with single material -- 4.4. Thermo-elastic topology optimization with multiple materials -- 4.5. Distinction between mean compliance and elastic strain energy -- 4.6. Conclusions -- Chapter 5. Integrated Layout and Topology Optimization -- 5.1. Introduction to integrated optimization -- 5.2. Finite-circle method -- 5.3. Density points and embedded meshing -- 5.4. MPC-based component-structure connections -- 5.5. Integrated optimization based on implicit model -- 5.6. Conclusions -- Chapter 6. Optimization with Constraints on Multifastener Joint Loads -- 6.1. Introduction -- 6.2. Joint load calculation and sensitivity analysis -- 6.3. Numerical examples and discussions -- 6.4. Conclusions -- Chapter 7. Potential Applications of Topology Optimization -- 7.1. Shape-preserving design -- 7.2. Smart structure design
7.3. Structural features design -- 7.4. Topology optimization and additive manufacturing -- Bibliography -- Index -- Back Cover
Summary Topology Optimization in Engineering Structure DesignïŽexplores the recent advances and applications of topology optimization in engineering structures design, with a particular focus on aircraft and aerospace structural systems. To meet the increasingly complex engineering challenges provided by rapid developments in these industries, structural optimization techniques have developed in conjunction with them over the past two decades.ïŽ The latest methods and theories to improve mechanical performances and save structural weight under static, dynamic and thermal loads are summarized and explained in detail here, in addition to potential applications of topology optimization techniques such as shape preserving design, smart structure design and additive manufacturing. These new design strategies are illustrated by a host of worked examples, which are inspired by real engineering situations, some of which have been applied to practical structure design with significant effects.ïŽ Written from a forward-looking applied engineering perspective, the authors not only summarize the latest developments in this field of structure design but also provide both theoretical knowledge and a practical guideline.ïŽ This book should appeal to graduate students, researchers and engineers, in detailing how to use topology optimization methods to improve product design
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed December 22, 2016)
Subject Structural optimization.
Topology.
Engineering design.
MATHEMATICS -- Topology.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Civil -- General.
Engineering design
Structural optimization
Topology
Form Electronic book
Author Zhu, Jihong, author
Gao, Tong, author
ISBN 9780081021194
0081021194