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Optimal Partitioning and Coordination Decisions in Decomposition-Based Design
The solution of complex system design problems using decomposition-based optimization methods requires determination of appropriate problem partitioning and coordination strategies. Previous optimalExpand
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On the Use of Analytical Target Cascading and Collaborative Optimization for Complex System Design
1 Abstract The methods of analytical target cascading (ATC) and collaborative optimization (CO) are studied with respect to their intended use and applicability. ATC was initially developed as aExpand
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Co-design of an active suspension using simultaneous dynamic optimization
Design of physical systems and associated control systems are coupled tasks; design methods that manage this interaction explicitly can produce system-optimal designs, whereas conventional sequentialExpand
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Multidisciplinary design optimization of dynamic engineering systems
Dynamic engineering systems are playing an increasingly important role in society, especially as active and autonomous dynamic systems become more mature and prevalent across a variety of domains.Expand
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Wave Energy Extraction Maximization in Irregular Ocean Waves Using Pseudospectral Methods
Energy extraction from ocean waves and conversion to electrical energy is a promising form of renewable energy, yet achieving economic viability of wave energy converters (WECs) has provenExpand
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An indirect design representation for topology optimization using variational autoencoder and style transfer
In this paper we propose an indirect low-dimension design representation to enhance topology optimization capabilities. Established topology optimization methods, such as the Solid Isotropic MaterialExpand
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Engineering system co-design with limited plant redesign
Rather than designing engineering systems from the ground up, engineers often redesign strategic portions of existing systems to accommodate emerging needs. In the redesign of mechatronic systems,Expand
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Co-Design of an Active Suspension Using Simultaneous Dynamic Optimization
Design of physical systems and associated control systems are coupled tasks; design methods that manage this interaction explicitly can produce system-optimal designs, whereas conventional sequentialExpand
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Managing variable-dimension structural optimization problems using generative algorithms
This article introduces a novel design abstraction concept for efficient truss topology and geometry optimization. The core advancement introduced here is to represent truss topology and geometryExpand
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Optimal Partitioning and Coordination Decisions in System Design Using an Evolutionary Algorithm
1. Abstract Use of decomposition-based design optimization methods requires a priori selection of system partitioning and of the corresponding coordination strategy. Typically, partitioning systemsExpand
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