Accession Number : AD0715483

Title :   Symposium on Structural Optimization.

Descriptive Note : Conference proceedings.

Corporate Author : ADVISORY GROUP FOR AEROSPACE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PARIS (FRANCE)

Report Date : OCT 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 404

Abstract : The document contains reports on structural engineering applications of mathematical programming techniques; Feasible direction methods; Application of linear programming techniques in the design of optimum structures; Design of ship structures by means of non-linear programming techniques; Optimization under aeroelastic constraints; Automated analysis and efficient design of real structures; Convergence in fully-stressed designing; Practical application of finite elements methods in the design of structures; The role of optimization in the design of aircraft structures; On the minimum mass layout of trusses; Structural optimization of a supersonic horizontal stabilizer; Optimum thermostructural design of thin circular cylinders; Application of computer graphics in structural design; Man-machine interactive structural analysis as a preliminary design aid; Designing disc profiles for a gas turbine engine using an interactive graphic display device; Optimization of structures with reliability constraints; and an appendix on The optimum design of shell structure for static strength, stiffness, fatigue and damage tolerance strengths. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*AEROSPACE CRAFT, DESIGN), (*STRUCTURES, SYMPOSIA), OPTIMIZATION, COMPUTERS, AERODYNAMIC CONFIGURATIONS, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES, SHELLS(STRUCTURAL FORMS), MAN MACHINE SYSTEMS, MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS, MARINE ENGINEERING, VALUE ENGINEERING, FRANCE

Subject Categories : Research and Experimental Aircraft
      Structural Engineering and Building Technology
      Mechanics
      Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE