Multi-Objective Optimal Design of a Building Envelope and Structural System Using Cyber-Physical Modeling in a Wind Tunnel

@article{Whiteman2018MultiObjectiveOD,
  title={Multi-Objective Optimal Design of a Building Envelope and Structural System Using Cyber-Physical Modeling in a Wind Tunnel},
  author={Michael Lee Whiteman and Pedro L. Fern{\'a}ndez-Cab{\'a}n and Brian M. Phillips and Forrest J. Masters and Jennifer Bridge and Justin R. Davis},
  journal={Frontiers in Built Environment},
  year={2018},
  volume={4}
}
This paper explores the use of a cyber-physical systems (CPS) “loop-in-the-model” approach to optimally design the envelope and structural system of low-rise buildings subject to wind loads. Both the components and cladding (C&C) and the main wind force resisting system (MWFRS) are considered through multi-objective optimization. The CPS approach combines the physical accuracy of wind tunnel testing and efficiency of numerical optimization algorithms to obtain an optimal design. The approach is… 
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