Optimization by the Voting Method of Structures Formed of Planar Constitutive Parts
Numerous approaches are known to exist in structural optimization. To the oldest ones belongs the full stress method, it consists in successive steps of calculations and corrections. Later methods originated which use methods of linear and nonlinear programming. Often methods of linear approximation are used and these transform nonlinear problem into a sequence of linear programming solutions. No neglect of either methods or their authors is intended in this paper but a few only may be mentioned.
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