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Tang, X. (author), Bassir, D.H. (author), Zhang, W. (author)
In this work, we explore simultaneous designs of materials selection and structural optimization. As the material selection turns out to be a discrete process that finds the optimal distribution of materials over the design domain, it cannot be performed with common gradient-based optimization methods. In this paper, material selection is...
journal article 2010