Design-Sensitivity Analysis

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Edited by M. Kleiber,T. Hisada

This book plays an important role in the concurrent engineering design of mechanical devices and structures. Eleven articles, written by leading researchers in the field, consider the relationship between structural mechanics problems and the design variables available to the analyst.Valuable to experts, new researchers and practitioners alike, this monograph summarizes current literature and clearly delineates trends within the field.

Article Titles:

Recent Advances in Boundary Element Approach to Design Sensitivity Analysis:
A Survey
. Advanced Sensitivity Analysis Techniques for Improving Automobile Noise & Vibration and Crashworthiness Characteristics
. Incremental Sensitivity Analysis in Nonlinear Structural Dynamics
. Stochastic Boundary Element Approach to Shape Design Sensitivity Analysis
. Sensitivity Analysis in Post-Buckling Problems
. Bladed Disk Assembly Response Sensitivity to Mistuning Patterns
. Sensitivity Analysis for Homologous Mode Realization
. Direct Differentiation Method for Shape Design Sensitivity Analysis of Thermal Conducting Solids
. Optimal Structural Synthesis Utilizing Shape, Material and Sizing Sensitivities
. First- and Higher-Order Design Sensitivity Analysis Using an Automatic Differentiation Technique
. Comparison of Different Sensitivity Analysis Algorithms for Large Deformation Elastic-Plastic Problems.

Softcover. 229 pages. © 1993. ISBN: 1-8837930-2-5 . $80.00 U.S.