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Introduction

  • George I. N. Rozvany
Part of the Mechanics of Elastic and Inelastic Solids book series (MEIS, volume 8)

Abstract

Whereas minimum-weight design undoubtedly serves the useful function indicated above, the main aim of this Introduction is to convince the reader that optimality criteria have become an indispensable tool in the computational repetoire of the structural designer.

Keywords

Optimality Criterion Middle Surface Layout Problem Layout Optimization Shape Optimization Problem 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • George I. N. Rozvany
    • 1
  1. 1.Essen UniversityEssenGermany

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