© 1989

Structural Optimization under Stability and Vibration Constraints

  • M.¬†Zyczkowski

Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 308)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. M. Zyczkowski
    Pages 1-68
  3. A. Gajewski
    Pages 69-144
  4. N. Olhoff
    Pages 145-212
  5. J. Rondal
    Pages 213-274
  6. A. P. Seyranian
    Pages 275-329

About this book


Optimal design of structures leads, as a rule, to slender and thin-walled shapes of the elements, and such elements are subject to the loss of stability. Hence the constraints of structural optimization usually include stability constraints, expressed by some eigenvalues. Optimal design under vibration constraints belongs also to optimization with respect to eigenvalues. The present volume gives a short introduction to structural optimization and then pays particular attention to multimodal optimization under stability and vibration constraints, both in elastic and inelastic range. One part is devoted to thin-walled bars optimized for interactive buckling with imperfections taken into account. The volume is of interest both to researchers and design engineers: it covers the most recent results of multimodal and interactive optimization, allowing for inelastic behaviour of structures, and the constraints discussed appear in almost all problems of engineering design.


stability structural optimization vibration

Editors and affiliations

  • M.¬†Zyczkowski
    • 1
  1. 1.Technical University of CracowPoland

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Structural Optimization under Stability and Vibration Constraints
  • Editors M. Zyczkowski
  • Series Title International Centre for Mechanical Sciences
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information CISM Udine 1989
  • Publisher Name Springer, Vienna
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-211-82173-2
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-7091-2969-2
  • Series ISSN 0254-1971
  • Series E-ISSN 2309-3706
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages VIII, 329
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Theoretical and Applied Mechanics
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