A note on truss topology optimization under self-weight load: mixed-integer second-order cone programming approach

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Abstract

The self-weight load is a typical design-dependent load in structural optimization. This paper presents a mixed-integer second-order cone programming approach to global optimization of truss topology under the self-weight load.

Keywords

Topology optimization Design-dependent load Self-weight load Global optimization Mixed integer programming Second-order cone programming 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratory for Future Interdisciplinary Research of Science and Technology, Institute of Innovative ResearchTokyo Institute of TechnologyYokohamaJapan
  2. 2.Kozo Keikaku Engineering, Inc.TokyoJapan

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