Engineering Mechanics

International Conference

Proceedings Vol. 19 (2013)


ENGINEERING MECHANICS 2013

19th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
May 13 – 16, 2013, Svratka, Czech Republic
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Editors: Igor Zolotarev and Vojtěch Radolf

Copyright © 2013 Institute of Thermomechanics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, v.v.i., Prague

ISBN 978-80-87012-47-5 (printed)
ISSN 1805-8248 (printed)
ISSN 1805-8256 (electronic)

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OPTIMIZATION OF DYNAMICALLY LOADED CIVIL ENGINEERING STRUCTURES
Šedlbauer D.
pages 514 - 525, full text

Contribution presents a tool for general optimization on the macro level of civil engineering structures that are subjected to dynamic phenomena. These phenomena are represented mainly by harmonic loads. Optimization process is based on communication between new script and widespread program for structural analysis including FEM solver. Communication is accomplished using Extensible Markup Language (XML). Very robust optimization method Simulated Annealing is used due to the requirement of a general optimization of dynamic problems. In the last part of contribution two optimizations of simple structures of different materials (reinforced concrete, steel) are performed. Longterm task of this wo rk is to put academic knowledge in the field of optimization into common practice of structural analysis.


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