Advanced Design of Mechanical Systems: From Analysis to Optimization

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ISBN: 978-3-211-99460-3 (Print) 978-3-211-99461-0 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

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    Pages 1-21

    Planar Multibody Systems

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    Pages 23-38

    Spatial Multibody Systems

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    Pages 39-66

    Synthesis of Mechanisms

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    Pages 67-81

    Differential-Geometric Aspects of Constrained System Dynamics

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    Pages 83-105

    Dependent Variable Formulations

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    Pages 107-129

    Independent Variable Formulations

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    Pages 131-150

    Other Useful Modeling and Simulation Techniques

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    Pages 151-193

    Sensitivity Analysis: Linear Static Spring Systems

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    Pages 195-217

    Sensitivity Analysis: Nonlinear Static Spring Systems

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    Pages 219-235

    Sensitivity Analysis: Generalized Coordinate Kinematic Systems

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    Pages 237-252

    Optimization of Mechanical Systems

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    Pages 253-271

    Using Augmented Lagrangian Particle Swarm Optimization for Constrained Problems in Engineering

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    Pages 273-285

    Optimization of Mechatronic Systems using the Software Package NEWOPT/AIMS

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    Pages 287-302

    Topology Optimized Synthesis of Planar Kinematic Rigid Body Mechanisms

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    Pages 303-315

    Grid-Based Topology Optimization of Rigid Body Mechanisms

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    Pages 317-349

    Lumped Deformations: a Plastic Hinge Approach

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    Pages 351-374

    Distributed Deformation: a Finite Element Method

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    Pages 375-426

    Optimization of Flexible Multibody Systems