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On optimisation of structures under stability constraints - a simple example

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)69-77
Number of pages9
JournalRakenteiden mekaniikka
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 9 Dec 2016
Publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed


In this paper some basic questions on optimisation of structures prone to instability
behaviour are addressed by using a simple example consisting only one state variable. A multi-criteria optimisation problem, where both the material cost and imperfection sensitivity are minimized, is formulated.


  • optimisation, stability, structures, imperfection sensitivity

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