SPECIAL SESSION 9
OPTIMIZATION OF STRUCTURES AND COMPONENTS (SS9) 


TOPICS

  • 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
  • Optimization using Surrogate Models

 

PUBLICATION:

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL CONTINUUM MECHANICS AND THERMODYNAMICS SPRINGER  
http://www.springer.com/physics/classical+continuum+physics/journal/161
(selected manuscripts)


Organiser(s):

Prof. Pablo A. Muñoz-Rojas
University of the State of Santa Catarina,
Brazil
pablo.amr@gmail.com

INTRODUTORY TALK:
‘HYPER-DUAL NUMBERS FOR SECOND ORDER DERIVATIVES IN COMPUTATIONAL MECHANICS’

Abstract here (.pdf)

Prof. Ewa Majchrzak 
Silesian University of Technology,
Poland
ewa.majchrzak@polsl.pl

OPENING TALK:
‘SENSITIVITY ANALYSIS OF TEMPERATURE FIELD IN THE HEATED SOFT TISSUES WITH RESPECT TO THE TIME DELAYS’
Abstract here (.pdf)

 

INVITED SPEAKER(S):

‘THE BIOINSPIRED OPTIMIZATION METHODS IN SELECTED ENGINEERING APPLICATIONS’
Prof. Wacław Kuś
The Silesian Technical University,

Poland
Abstract here (.pdf)

‘Areal Cable Railway: New Results of Simulations and Experiments’
Dr. Markus Wenin
CPE Computational Physics and Engineering,

Italy
Abstract here (.pdf)

‘EVALUATION OF SENSITIVITIES FOR STRUCTURAL OPTIMIZATION IN 3d ANISOTROPIC MEDIA USING BOUNDARY INTEGRAL EQUATIONS AND COMPLEX DIFFERENTIATION’
Prof. Rogério Marczak

Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul,

Brazil
Abstract here (.pdf)