Simulated annealing approach to the optimal design of automotive suspension systems

@article{Rajendran2007SimulatedAA,
  title={Simulated annealing approach to the optimal design of automotive suspension systems},
  author={I. Rajendran and S. Vijayarangan},
  journal={International Journal of Vehicle Design},
  year={2007},
  volume={43},
  pages={11-30}
}
This paper presents an approach for the design optimisation of suspension springs, such as coil springs, torsion bar springs, steel leaf springs and composite leaf springs, using a Simulated Annealing algorithm. Around 14.39% of coil spring mass and 7.12% of torsion bar spring mass are reduced. In the case of steel leaf springs, 14.40% of mass, under two variables condition and 16.58% of mass, under three variables condition are reduced. Similarly, 22.93% of mass under two variables condition… Expand
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