Special Session 9
OPTIMIZATION OF STRUCTURES AND COMPONENTS (SS9)


This Session will address advances in the wide field of structural optimization including basics and applications. Contributions discussing mathematical programming techniques; sensitivity analysis; size, shape and topology optimization with applications in components design, inverse problems, etc. are encouraged.


Topics of the special session include:

  • Basic Numerical Optimization Techniques
  • Sensitivity Analysis
  • Derivative-Free Methods For Engineering Optimization
  • Engineering Optimization with Mathematical Programming Techniques
  • Size, Shape and Topology Optimization
  • Inverse and Identification Problems
  • Multidisciplinary Design Optimization
  • Multiobjective Optimization
  • Robust, Performance-Based and Reliability-Based Structural Optimization
    under Uncertainty
  • Topological Gradient and Optimization
  • Level-Set Method
  • Nature Inspired Techniques for Structural Design
  • Optimization and Identification Problems


    EMERGING AREAS:
    Optimization of Advanced and Adaptive Materials, MEMS, Multibody
    System Dynamics, Multi-Scale Modeling, etc.
    Industrial Applications
    (Other related topics may also be considered)


 

Publication:

Key Engineering Materials
http://www.ttp.net/1013-9826.htm
Materials Science and Engineering Technology
http://www.wiley-vch.de/publish/en/journals/alphabeticindex/2012

 

Organiser(s)

 

Prof. Pablo A. Muñoz-Rojas
UDESC,
Brazil
pablo.amr@gmail.com

 

OPENING TALK:

‘Semi-Analytical Complex Variable Sensitivity Analysis Applied to

Geometrically Nonlinear Truss Structures’

 

Abstract here (pdf.)


 

INVITED SPEAKERS:

‘STIFFNESS OPTIMIZATION OF COMPOSTE LAMINATES

USING LAMINATION PARAMETERS’

Prof. S.F. Muller de Almeida

Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica,

Brazil

 

Abstract here (pdf.)




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