By Martin Philip Bendsoe, Ole Sigmund
The topology optimization approach solves the elemental enginee- ring challenge of allotting a restricted quantity of fabric in a layout area. the 1st version of this ebook has develop into the normal textual content on optimum layout that is fascinated by the optimization of structural topology, form and fabric. This variation, has been considerably revised and up to date to mirror development made in modelling and computational strategies. It additionally includes a entire and unified description of the cutting-edge of the so-called fabric distribution strategy, in keeping with using mathematical programming and finite parts. purposes taken care of contain not just constructions but additionally fabrics and MEMS.