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Van Dijk, N.P. (author), Yoon, G.H. (author), Van Keulen, F. (author), Langelaar, M. (author)
This contribution presents a novel and versatile approach to geometrically nonlinear topology optimization by combining the level-set method with the element connectivity parameterization method or ECP. The combined advantages of both methods open up the possibility to treat a wide range of optimization problems involving complex physical and/or...
journal article 2010
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Van Dijk, N.P. (author)
This thesis aims at understanding and improving topology optimization techniques focusing on density-based level-set methods and geometrical nonlinearities. Central in this work are the numerical modeling of the mechanical response of a design and the consistency of the optimization process itself. Concerning the first topic, we investigate...
doctoral thesis 2012