Tutorial on Topology Optimization

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 1:15pm - 2:30pm
Lind 305
Kurt Maute (University of Colorado)
1. Basic Concepts
2. Brief Historical Overview
3. Density Method in Solid Mechanics
a. Homogenization and Explicit Interpolation Approaches
b. Ill-posedness issues
c. Regularization Methods
4. Level-set Methods in Solid Mechanics
a. Explicit Methods and Hamilton-Jacobi Approaches
b. Ersatz and Immersed boundary Methods
5. Overview of Applications in Solid and Fluid Mechanics and heat transfer

Recommended Papers:

O. Sigmund and K. Maute. Topology optimization approaches: A comparative review. Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization.

N. P. van Dijk, K. Maute, M. Langelaar, and F. van Keulen. Level-set methods for structural topology optimization: A review. Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization.
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