Meta-heuristic Algorithms for Optimal Design of Real-Size Structures

  • Ali Kaveh
  • Majid Ilchi Ghazaan
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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Ali Kaveh, Majid Ilchi Ghazaan
    Pages 1-5
  3. Ali Kaveh, Majid Ilchi Ghazaan
    Pages 7-22
  4. Ali Kaveh, Majid Ilchi Ghazaan
    Pages 23-44
  5. Ali Kaveh, Majid Ilchi Ghazaan
    Pages 45-63
  6. Ali Kaveh, Majid Ilchi Ghazaan
    Pages 65-83
  7. Ali Kaveh, Majid Ilchi Ghazaan
    Pages 85-99
  8. Ali Kaveh, Majid Ilchi Ghazaan
    Pages 101-122
  9. Ali Kaveh, Majid Ilchi Ghazaan
    Pages 123-137
  10. Ali Kaveh, Majid Ilchi Ghazaan
    Pages 139-155
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 157-168

About this book

Introduction

The contributions in this book discuss large-scale problems like the optimal design of domes, antennas, transmission line towers, barrel vaults and steel frames with different types of limitations such as strength, buckling, displacement and natural frequencies. The authors use a set of definite algorithms for the optimization of all types of structures. They also add a new enhanced version of VPS and information about configuration processes to all chapters. Domes are of special interest to engineers as they enclose a maximum amount of space with a minimum surface and have proven to be very economical in terms of consumption of constructional materials. Antennas and transmission line towers are the one of the most popular structure since these steel lattice towers are inexpensive, strong, light and wind resistant. Architects and engineers choose barrel vaults as viable and often highly suitable forms for covering not only low-cost industrial buildings, warehouses, large-span hangars, indoor sports stadiums, but also large cultural and leisure centers. Steel buildings are preferred in residential as well as commercial buildings due to their high strength and ductility particularly in regions which are prone to earthquakes.

Keywords

real-size problems structural optimization optimal design meta-heuristic algorithms domes steel frames antennas structural engineering

Authors and affiliations

  • Ali Kaveh
    • 1
  • Majid Ilchi Ghazaan
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringIran University of Science and TechnologyTehranIran
  2. 2.Department of Civil EngineeringIran University of Science and TechnologyTehran-16Iran

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-78780-0
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-78779-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-78780-0
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