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Direct relaxation of optimal layout problems for plates

  • K. A. Lurie
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Abstract

This paper suggests an application of a direct procedure initiated in Ref. 1 to problems of optimal layout for plates. Optimal microstructures are explicity indicated for a number of special cases, particularly for the case where the original and conjugate strain tensors are coaxial.

Key Words

Direct relaxation optimal microstructures necessary conditions 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. A. Lurie
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mathematical SciencesWorcester Polytechnic InstituteWorcester

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