A procedure to obtain a topology of an optimal structure considering flexibility is presented. The methodology is based on a mutual energy concept for formulation of flexibility and the homogenization method. A multi-objective optimization problem is formulated as an application of compliant mechanism design. Some examples of the design of compliant mechanisms for plane structures are presented.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||25|
|Journal||International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering|
|State||Published - Jun 15 1998|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Numerical Analysis
- Applied Mathematics