Structural Shape Optimization under Static Loads Transformed from Dynamic Loads

동하중으로부터 변환된 등가정하중을 통한 구조물의 형상최적설계

  • 박기종 (한양대학교 대학원 기계설계학과) ;
  • 이종남 (한양대학교 대학원 기계설계학과) ;
  • 박경진 (한양대학교 기계정보경영공학부)
  • Published : 2003.08.01


In structural optimization, static loads are generally utilized although real external forces are dynamic. Dynamic loads have been considered in only small-scale problems. Recently, an algorithm for dynamic response optimization using transformation of dynamic loads into equivalent static loads has been proposed. The transformation is conducted to match the displacement fields from dynamic and static analyses. The algorithm can be applied to large-scale problems. However, the application has been limited to size optimization. The present study applies the algorithm to shape optimization. Because the number of degrees of freedom of finite element models is usually very large in shape optimization, it is difficult to conduct dynamic response optimization with the conventional methods that directly threat dynamic response in the time domain. The optimization process is carried out via interfacing an optimization system and an analysis system for structural dynamics. Various examples are solved to verify the algorithm. The results are compared to the results from static loads. It is found that the algorithm using static loads transformed from dynamic loads based on displacement is valid even for very large-scale problems such as shape optimization.


Dynamic Load;Static Load;Displacement;Equivalent Force;Shape Optimization


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