On Structural Design as Research Topic

Vázquez Espí, Mariano (2011). On Structural Design as Research Topic. In: "CIMNE Café", May 25, 2011, Barcelona, España.


Title: On Structural Design as Research Topic
  • Vázquez Espí, Mariano
Item Type: Presentation at Congress or Conference (Article)
Event Title: CIMNE Café
Event Dates: May 25, 2011
Event Location: Barcelona, España
Date: 25 May 2011
Freetext Keywords: structural analysis, structural design, structural shape, structural scope, structural and relative size, material scope, Maxwell Theorem, Michell Theorem, optimal slenderness theorem, optimum solution, bending problem
Faculty: E.T.S. Arquitectura (UPM)
Department: Estructuras de Edificación [hasta 2014]
UPM's Research Group: Lecture in the CIMNE - International Center for Numerical Methods in Engineering (UPC)
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At first glance, just with several good analysis methods and an exhaustive search of the candidate solutions space with Gödel's numbering, an optimal solution can be found for any structural problem. But the computational cost of this ``design method'' would be intractable in a formal sense (NP-completeness theory). Furthermore, it can be the case that no solution exists. So, it is worth of consideration a design theory as a different one that an analysis theory. The conference includes: 1. The differences between Analysis & Design 2. Two key examples of the Design Theory 3. A Short Tour into the Design Theory 4. Issues ``to do'' in future researchs

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Item ID: 7244
DC Identifier: http://oa.upm.es/7244/
OAI Identifier: oai:oa.upm.es:7244
Deposited by: Profesor Titular Mariano Vázquez Espí
Deposited on: 07 Jun 2011 07:59
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2016 16:25
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