Introduction

  • Behrooz Hassani
  • Ernest Hinton

Abstract

The objective of this chapter is to give an overview of structural topology optimization. The mathematical description of a general optimization problem is explained. The types of structural optimization are briefly reviewed and some aspects of the structural topology optimization are introduced, Finally, the layout of the book is outlined.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Behrooz Hassani
    • 1
  • Ernest Hinton
    • 2
  1. 1.Shahroud UniversityShahroudIran
  2. 2.Department of Civil EngineeringUniversity of WalesSingleton Park, SwanseaUK

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