Performance-based optimization of structures: theory and applications

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Liang, Qing Quan. 2005. Performance-based optimization of structures: theory and applications. London and New York. Spon Press.
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Performance-based optimization of structures: theory and applications

Book CategoryAuthored book
ERA Publisher ID3335
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AuthorLiang, Qing Quan
Number of Pages260
SeriesSpon Research
Year2005
PublisherSpon Press
Place of PublicationLondon and New York
ISBN0415335949
Abstract

Performance-based Optimization of Structures introduces a method to bridge the gap between optimization theory and its practical applications to structural engineering. The performance-based optimization (PBO) method combines modern structural optimization theory with performance-based design concepts to produce a powerful technique for use in structural design. This book provides the latest PBO techniques for achieving optimal topologies and shapes of continuum structures with stress, displacement and mean compliance constraints.

The emphasis is strongly placed on practical applications of automated PBO techniques to the strut-and-tie modeling of structural concrete, which includes reinforced and prestressed concrete structures. Basic concepts underlying the development of strut-and-tie models, design optimization procedure, and detailing of structural concrete are described in detail. The design optimization of lateral load resisting systems for multi-story steel and steel-concrete composite buildings is also presented. Numerous practical design examples are given which illustrate the nature of the load transfer mechanisms of structures.

Keywordsperformance-based optimization, performance-based optimal design, structural optimization, topology optimization, shape optimization, strut-and-tie modeling, bracing systems, steel-concrete composite members
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020400510. Structural engineering
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