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Reliability-based Structural Design
Preliminaries.- Probabilistic Analysis.- Methods of Structural Reliability.- Reliability-based Structural Optimization.- Stochastic Expansion for Probabilistic Analysis.- Probabilistic AnalysisExpand
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Improved Distributed Hypercube Sampling
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A survey of structural and multidisciplinary continuum topology optimization: post 2000
Topology optimization is the process of determining the optimal layout of material and connectivity inside a design domain. This paper surveys topology optimization of continuum structures from theExpand
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Reliability-based structural optimization using improved two-point adaptive nonlinear approximations
The objective of this paper is to conduct reliability-based structural optimization in a multidisciplinary environment. An efficient reliability analysis is developed by approximating the limit-stateExpand
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Structural optimization with frequency constraints
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Safety index calculation using intervening variables for structural reliability analysis
Abstract This paper utilizes the intervening design variables concept for structural reliability analysis. This procedure was traditionally used in structural optimization, whereas this work appliesExpand
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Structural shape optimization — a survey
Abstract This paper is a survey of structural shape optimization with an emphasis on techniques dealing with shape optimization of the boundaries of two- and three-dimensional bodies. Attention isExpand
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Efficient safety index calculation for structural reliability analysis
Abstract This paper proposes an efficient structural reliability analysis algorithm with an adaptive nonlinear approximation of performance function, in which the nonlinearity of the function isExpand
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General purpose procedure for reliability based structural optimization under parametric uncertainties
The objective of this paper is to integrate the general purpose structural reliability analysis program, NESSUS (Numerical Evaluation of Stochastic Structures Under Stress), with mathematical optimization capabilities for achieving optimal designs. Expand
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