Structural Optimization (TMMS20)

ht2 2017



Examiner: Carl-Johan Thore

Lecturers: Carl-Johan Thore
Peter Christensen

Computer project assistant: Jan-Lucas Gade

Course secretary: Anna Wahlund



Ett reklamblad för kursen (in Swedish).



Course information.


Course literature: P.W. Christensen and A. Klarbring, An Introduction to Structural Optimization, Springer, 2009. Correction list. More info at Springer.
The book's homepage is found here.



Instructions and guidelines for the written reports.


Computer laboration one: sizing optimization. The Matlab code is found here.


Computer laboration two: shape optimization. A getting-started manual for TRINITAS is found here.


Computer laboration three: topology optimization. Use the same version of TRINITAS as in laboration two. The Java applet to be used is found here.



A short, introductory text on structural optimization (in Swedish, item 2 in the literature list in the course information).


A document showing pictures of optimal 3D structures (item 6 in the literature list in the course information).


Lecture material.


Old examinations.




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Last updated: 2017-11-10