Optimal Design of Usual-Size Skeletal Structures

  • Ali Kaveh
  • Majid Ilchi Ghazaan


Sizing optimization of truss and frame structures are frequent structural design problems that are subjected to various constraints such as displacements, stress, buckling, and natural frequencies. A great number of papers has been published in literature, where different meta-heuristic search algorithms have been applied to this class of problems. The aim of this chapter is to examine the ability of the CBO, ECBO and VPS which have been utilized in the next chapters for comparison with MDVC-UVPS. The results of well-known state-of-the-art meta-heuristics are also provided and compared here.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringIran University of Science and TechnologyTehranIran

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