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An integrated approach to shape and topology optimisation of mechanical structures

Fiedler, Klaus 2014, An integrated approach to shape and topology optimisation of mechanical structures, Ph.D thesis, Institute for Frontier Materials, Deakin University.

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Title An integrated approach to shape and topology optimisation of mechanical structures
Author Fiedler, Klaus
Institution Deakin University
School Institute for Frontier Materials
Faculty GTP Research
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name Ph.D
Thesis advisor Rolfe, BernardORCID iD for Rolfe, Bernard orcid.org/0000-0001-8516-6170
De Souza, Timothy
Date submitted 2014-04
Keyword(s) mechanical engineering
optimisation methods
integrated shape and topology optimisation (IST)
automotive industry
aerospace industry
Summary In mechanical engineering, simulation and optimisation methods have become indispensable. The thesis looks into a novel way to combine shape and topology optimisation approaches. The proposed method - named IST for Integrated Shape And Topology Optimisation - proves to be beneficial for many application in the automotive and aerospace industry.
Language eng
Field of Research 090299 Automotive Engineering not elsewhere classified
091307 Numerical Modelling and Mechanical Characterisation
Socio Economic Objective 970109 Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
Description of original 157 pages : illustrations, some coloured
Dewey Decimal Classification 620.11
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Free to Read? Yes
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Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30065022

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