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Title: Cross entropy weight minimization of a compressive strut
Authors: Micu, L. Alexandru
Obrien, Eugene J.
Malekjafarian, Abdollah
Keywords: Cross-entropy
Issue Date: 2016
Source: Obrien, E. J., Malekjafarian, A., & Micu, L. A. (2016). Cross entropy weight minimization of a compressive strut. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Progress in Additive Manufacturing (Pro-AM 2016), 200-205.
Abstract: In this study, a population-based optimization algorithm is used to minimize the weight of a compressive strut. A geometrically nonlinear analysis is carried out to get an accurate measure of the structure’s true capacity, allowing for individual member and overall structure (and sub-structure) buckling. To overcome the computational challenge of nonlinear analysis, the study uses a simple definition of the onset of instability and hence the number of iterations is cut to a minimum.
Rights: © 2016 by Pro-AM 2016 Organizers. Published by Research Publishing, Singapore
Fulltext Permission: open
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