Structural Topology Optimization of Braced Steel Frameworks Using Genetic Programming

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@InProceedings{conf/egice/BaldockS06,
  title =        "Structural Topology Optimization of Braced Steel
                 Frameworks Using Genetic Programming",
  author =       "Robert Baldock and Kristina Shea",
  booktitle =    "Intelligent Computing in Engineering and Architecture,
                 13th {EG}-{ICE} Workshop",
  publisher =    "Springer",
  year =         "2006",
  volume =       "4200",
  editor =       "Ian F. C. Smith",
  ISBN =         "3-540-46246-5",
  pages =        "54--61",
  series =       "Lecture Notes in Computer Science",
  address =      "Ascona, Switzerland",
  month =        jun # " 25-30",
  note =         "Revised Selected Papers",
  bibdate =      "2006-12-06",
  bibsource =    "DBLP,
                 http://dblp.uni-trier.de/db/conf/egice/egice2006.html#BaldockS06",
  keywords =     "genetic algorithms, genetic programming",
  DOI =          "doi:10.1007/11888598",
  abstract =     "This paper presents a genetic programming method for
                 the topological optimisation of bracing systems for
                 steel frameworks. The method aims to create novel, but
                 practical, optimally-directed design solutions, the
                 derivation of which can be readily understood. Designs
                 are represented as trees with one-bay, one-story
                 cellular bracing units, operated on by design
                 modification functions. Genetic operators
                 (reproduction, crossover, mutation) are applied to
                 trees in the development of subsequent populations. The
                 bracing design for a three-bay, 12-story steel
                 framework provides a preliminary test problem, giving
                 promising initial results that reduce the structural
                 mass of the bracing in comparison to previous published
                 benchmarks for a displacement constraint based on
                 design codes. Further method development and
                 investigations are discussed.",
  notes =        "(1) Engineering Design Centre, University of
                 Cambridge, Cambridge, CB2 1PZ, UK (2) Product
                 Development, Technical University of Munich,
                 Boltzmannstrasse 15, D-85748 Garching, Germany",
}

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