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Optimization using Nimrod/O and its Application to Robust Mechanical Design
 

Summary: Optimization using Nimrod/O and its
Application to Robust Mechanical Design
Tom Peachey1
, David Abramson1
, Andrew Lewis2
, Donny Kurniawan1
and
Rhys Jones3
1
School of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Monash University,
Melbourne, Australia
2
Div. of Information Services, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia
3
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
tcp@csse.monash.edu.au
Abstract. We describe the Nimrod/O distributed optimization tool and
its application to a problem in mechanical design. The problem is to
determine the shape for a hole in a thin plate under load that gives
optimal life in the presence of flaws. The experiment reveals two distinct

  

Source: Abramson, David - Caulfield School of Information Technology, Monash University

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences