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Shape Optimization with FEM

  • G. Iancu
  • E. Schnack
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 325)

Abstract

Shape optimization with the Finite Element Method is a very powerful tool for minimizing stress concentration in machine components. The aim is to find shapes of domains so that the stress field at the critical boundary has a special characteristic. This is important because stress optimal machine components show a better fatigue behaviour if they are used in the low frequency region.

Keywords

Nodal Point Distribute Parameter System Feasible Direction Shape Optimization Problem Design Boundary 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Iancu
    • 1
  • E. Schnack
    • 1
  1. 1.Karlsruhe UniversityKarlsruheGermany

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