Credits: 7.5 . Responsible teacher: Mathias Wallin. Prerequisites: Applied Mathematics or Linear Analysis and Finite Element Method. Teaching: Lectures 28 h, problem sessions 28h, project work 100 h. Individual study: 40 h. Assessment: Written examination and compulsory assignments which are graded. Study period: VT1
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Aims of the course
In stuctural optimization the problem of finding the 'optimal' design is considered. The term 'optimal' design can apply to various aspects and the common features are minimum weight or maximum stiffness of a structure. The course is aimed to give the student knowledge and fundamental understanding of modern tools that are commercially available.