• Title/Summary/Keyword: Shape design sensitivity

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Sensitivity Analysis of Linear Elastic Problem due to Variations of the Traction Boundary Conditions (하중경계조건의 변화에 대한 선형탄성문제의 민감도 해석)

  • 이태원
    • Transactions of the Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers
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    • v.15 no.6
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    • pp.1852-1860
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    • 1991
  • A shape design sensitivity of the elastic deformation due to a change of traction boundary condition is presented. The solution of governing equations for a linear elasticity problem is obtained by finite element method and the traction boundary is defined by design variables. The performance functional to be considered involves both the domain and boundary integral. Variations of geometry can be defined as design velocity. Using material derivative concept and adjoint equations, the design sensitivity is derived by Lagrange multiplier method. For a given geometry of a structure, the change of traction boundary is described by the tangential component of the design velocity only. The final result for the shape design sensitivity is formulated as the boundary integral form, the integrand is defined by tangential component of design velocity and first order derivatives of parameters. Numerical implementation of design sensitivity is discussed and is compared with the difference of the actual values.

X-FEM Based Shape Design Sensitivity Analysis of Crack Propagation Problems (균열진전 문제의 X-FEM 기반 형상 설계민감도 해석)

  • Moon, Min-Yeong;Ahn, Seung-Ho;Cho, Seon-Ho
    • Proceedings of the Computational Structural Engineering Institute Conference
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    • pp.697-700
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    • 2011
  • 본 논문에서는 X-FEM을 사용하여 혼합모드 하중 상태에서의 이차원 선형탄성체의 균열문제에 대한 형상 설계민감도 해석을 수행하였다. X-FEM이란 균열과 같은 특수한 해를 근사하는 방법으로써, 확장함수를 도입하여 FEM의 한계를 극복하는 방법론이다. X-FEM 하에서 해를 근사하는 데 쓰이는 확장함수들은 불연속성과 특이성을 포함하고 있어 물리적 영역에 의존한다. 이는 설계민감도 해석을 수행하는 과정에서 그러한 의존성을 고려해주는 것이 필요하다. 따라서 본 논문에서는 X-FEM 기반의 형상 설계민감도 해석해를 제안하고자 한다. 식의 유도는 전 미분 공식에 기초하고 있으며, 형상함수의 설계변분에 대한 의존성에 관한 항을 추가시켰다. 또한, 균열 주위의 국부적인 공간에서의 확장된 자유도에 설계속도를 가한다. 이에 대한 몇 가지 수치 예제를 통하여 개발된 방법론의 타당성을 확인하였다.

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Boundary Method for Shape Design Sensitivity Analysis in Solving Free-Surface Flow Problems

  • Choi Joo Ho;Kwak H. G.;Grandhi R. V.
    • Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology
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    • v.19 no.12
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    • pp.2231-2244
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    • 2005
  • An efficient boundary-based optimization technique is applied in the numerical computation of free surface flow problems, by reformulating them into the equivalent optimal shape design problems. While the sensitivity in the boundary method has mainly been calculated using the boundary element method (BEM) as an analysis means, the finite element method (FEM) is used in this study because of its popularity and easy-to-use features. The advantage of boundary method is that the design velocity vectors are needed only on the boundary, not over the whole domain. As such, a determination of the complicated domain design velocity field, which is necessary in the domain method, is eliminated, thereby making the process easy to implement and efficient. Seepage and supercavitating flow problem are chosen to illustrate the accuracy and effectiveness of the proposed method.

Shape Design Sensitivity Analysis and Optimization of General Plane Arch Structures (일반 평면 아치 구조물의 형상설계민감도 해석 및 최적설계)

  • 최주호
    • Proceedings of the Computational Structural Engineering Institute Conference
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    • pp.238-245
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    • 2000
  • A general formulation for shape design sensitivity analysis over a plane arch structure is developed based on a variational formulation of curved beam in linear elasticity. Sensitivity formula is derived using the material derivative concept and adjoint variable method for the stress defined at a local segment. Obtained sensitivity expression, which can be computed by simple algebraic manipulation of the solution variables, is well suited for numerical implementation since it does not involve numerical differentiation. Due to the complete description for the shape and its variation of the arch, the formulation can manage more complex design problems with ease and gives better optimum design than before. Several examples are taken to show the advantage of the method, in which the accuracy of the sensitivity is evaluated. Shape optimization is also conducted with two design problems to illustrate the excellent applicability.

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Direct Differentiation Method for Shape Design Sensitivity Analysis of Axisymmetric Elastic Solids by the BEM and Shape Optimization of Turbin Disc (경계요소법에 의한 축대칭 탄성체의 형상설계 민감도해석을 위한 직접미분법과 터빈 디스크의 형상최적설계)

  • Lee, Bu-Yun
    • Transactions of the Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers A
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    • v.20 no.5
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    • pp.1458-1467
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    • 1996
  • A direct differentiationmethod is presented for the shape design sensitivity analysis of axisymmeetric elastic solids. Based on the exisymmetric boundary integralequaiton formulation, a new boundary ntegral equatio for sensitivity analysis is derived by taking meterial derivative to the same integral identity that was used in the adjoint variable melthod. Numerical implementation is performed to show the applicaiton of the theoretical formulation. For a simple example with analytic solution, the sensitivities by present method are compared with analytic sensitivities. As an application to the shape optimization, an optimal shape of a gas turbine disc toinimize the weight under stress constraints is found by incorporating the sensitivity analysis algorithm in an optimizatio program.

Shape Design Sensitivity Analysis and Optimization of Axisymmetric Shell Structures (축대칭 쉘구조물의 형상 설계민감도 해석 및 최적설계)

  • 김인용;곽병만
    • Proceedings of the Computational Structural Engineering Institute Conference
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    • pp.98-105
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    • 1993
  • A method for shape design sensitivity analysis for axisymmetric shells of general shapes is developed. The basic approach is to divide the structures into many segments. For each of the segments, the formula for a shallow arch or shell can be applied and the results assembled. To interconnect those segments, the existing sensitivity formula, obtained for a variation only in the direction perpendicular to the plane on which the structure is mapped, has been extended to include a variation normal to the middle surface. The method follows the adjoint variable approach based on the material derivative concept as established in the literature. Numerical examples are taken to illustrate the method and the applicability to practical design problems.

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Isogeometric Shape Design Sensitivity Analysis of Mindlin Plates (민들린 평판의 아이소-지오메트릭 형상 설계민감도 해석)

  • Lee, Seung-Wook;Cho, Seonho
    • Journal of the Computational Structural Engineering Institute of Korea
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    • v.26 no.4
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    • pp.255-262
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    • 2013
  • In this paper, a shape design sensitivity analysis(DSA) method is presented for Mindlin plates using an isogeometric approach. The isogeometric method possesses desirable advantages; the representation of exact geometry and the higher order inter-element continuity, which lead to the fast convergence of solution as well as accurate sensitivity results. Unlike the finite element methods using linear shape functions, the isogeometric method considers the exact normal vector and curvature of the CAD geometry, taking advantages of higher order NURBS basis functions. A selective reduced integration(SRI) technique is incorporated to overcome the difficulty of 'shear locking' phenomenon. This simple technique is surprisingly helpful for the accuracy of the isogeometric shape sensitivity without complicated formulation. Through the numerical examples of plate bending problems, the accuracy of the proposed isogeometric analysis method is compared with that of finite element one. Also, the isogeometric shape sensitivity turns out to be very accurate when compared with finite difference sensitivity.

Isogeometric Shape Sensitivity Analysis in Generalized Curvilinear Coordinate Systems (일반 곡면 좌표계에서 구현된 아이소-지오메트릭 형상 설계민감도 해석)

  • Ha, Youn Doh;Yoon, Minho;Cho, Seonho
    • Journal of the Computational Structural Engineering Institute of Korea
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    • v.25 no.6
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    • pp.497-504
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    • 2012
  • Finite element analysis is to approximate a geometry model developed in computer-aided design(CAD) to a finite element model, thus the conventional shape design sensitivity analysis and optimization using the finite element method have some difficulties in the parameterization of geometry. However, isogeometric analysis is to build a geometry model and directly use the functions describing the geometry in analysis. Therefore, the geometric properties can be embedded in the NURBS basis functions and control points so that it has potential capability to overcome the aforementioned difficulties. In this study, the isogeometric structural analysis and shape design sensitivity analysis in the generalized curvilinear coordinate(GCC) systems are discussed for the curved geometry. Representing the higher order geometric information, such as normal, tangent and curvature, yields the isogeometric approach to be the best way for generating exact GCC systems from a given CAD geometry. The developed GCC isogeometric structural analysis and shape design sensitivity analysis are verified to show better accuracy and faster convergency by comparing with the results obtained from the conventional isogeometric method.

A Boundary Method for Shape Design Sensitivity Analysis in Shape Optimization Problems and its Application (경계법을 이용한 형상최적화 문제의 설계민감도 해석 및 응용)

  • Kwak Hyun-Gu;Choi Joo-Ho
    • Journal of the Computational Structural Engineering Institute of Korea
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    • v.18 no.3
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    • pp.255-263
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    • 2005
  • This paper proposes an efficient boundary-based technique for the shape design sensitivity analysis in various disciplines. An analytical sensitivity formula in the form of a boundary integral is derived based on the continuum formulation for a general functional defined in the problems. The formula can be conveniently used for gradient computation in a variety of shape design problems. The advantage of using a boundary-based method is that the shape variation vectors are needed only on the boundary, not over the whole domain. The boundary shape variation vectors are conveniently computed by using finite. Perturbations of the shape geometry instead of complex analytical differentiation of the geometry functions. The potential flow problems and fillet problem are chosen to illustrate the efficiency of the proposed methodology.

A Boundary Method for Shape Design Sensitivity Analysis for Shape Optimization Problems and its Application (경계법을 이용한 형상최적화 문제의 설계민감도 해석 및 응용)

  • 최주호;곽현구
    • Proceedings of the Computational Structural Engineering Institute Conference
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    • pp.355-362
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    • 2004
  • An efficient boundary-based technique is developed for addressing shape design sensitivity analysis in various problems. An analytical sensitivity formula in the form of a boundary integral is derived based on the continuum formulation for a general functional defined in problems. The formula, which is expressed in terms of the boundary solutions and shape variation vectors, can be conveniently used for gradient computation in a variety of shape design problems. While the sensitivity can be calculated independent of the analysis means, such as the finite element method (FEM) or the boundary element method (BEM), the FEM is used for the analysis in this study because of its popularity and easy-to-use features. The advantage of using a boundary-based method is that the shape variation vectors are needed only on the boundary, not over the whole domain. The boundary shape variation vectors are conveniently computed by using finite perturbations of the shape geometry instead of complex analytical differentiation of the geometry functions. The supercavitating flow problem and fillet problem are chosen to illustrate the efficiency of the proposed methodology. Implementation issues for the sensitivity analysis and optimization procedure are also addressed in these problems.

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