Considering Local Buckling Effects for the Optimization of Stiffened Composite Panels

  • Hans A. Eschenauer
  • Christof M. Weber
Conference paper
Part of the Solid Mechanics and its Applications book series (SMIA, volume 43)


The present paper addresses the optimal layout of stiffened fibre composite plates (Fig. 1) considering buckling constraints; these plates are increasingly applied in many fields of engineering (air- and spacecraft technology, automotive industries, boatbuilding etc.)


Design Variable Design Element Master Node Optimal Layout Stiffened Panel 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans A. Eschenauer
    • 1
  • Christof M. Weber
    • 1
  1. 1.Research Center for Multidisciplinary Analyses and Applied Structural Optimization FOMAASUniversity of SiegenSiegenGermany

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