On Formulation of Optimization Problems in Structural Design

  • F. Rudolf
  • M. I. Reitman
Conference paper
Part of the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics book series (IUTAM)


The cost of a building is essentially decided by the design. From this point of view the problem of structural design consists of finding the best solution. In general, not only the costs of building, but also those of maintenance are of interest.


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  1. 1.
    Woropaew, A., Reitman, M.: Prospects of a Unified Automatic System of Engineering Optimization (in Russian). Na stroikakh Rossii, 1973, 2.Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag, Berlin/Heidelberg 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Rudolf
    • 1
  • M. I. Reitman
    • 2
  1. 1.Hochschule für BauwesenLeipzigGDR
  2. 2.Kuibyshev Institute of Civil EngineeringMoscowUSSR

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