Design Optimization with a Commercial Finite Element Program

  • Guenter Mueller
  • Peter Tiefenthaler
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Engineering book series (LNENG, volume 63)


Engineering design is an iterative process that strives to obtain a best or optimum design. The optimum design is usually one that meets the design requirements with a minimum expense of certain factors such as cost and weight.


Design Variable Penalty Function Design Loop ANSYS Program Sequential Unconstrained Minimization Technique 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Guenter Mueller
    • 1
  • Peter Tiefenthaler
    • 1
  1. 1.CAD-FEM GmbHEbersberg, MuenchenGermany

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