A new approach to structural optimization

R. Jones, M. Heller, J. G. Sparrow, T. G. Ryall

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This paper illustrates how a knowledge of the temperature and energy fields can be used to assess damage and develop an optimum local redesign or repair. A new method for the determination of the global energy field from surface temperature measurements is also presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-32
Number of pages32
JournalComposite Structures
Issue number1-3
Publication statusPublished - 1990
Externally publishedYes

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Jones, R., Heller, M., Sparrow, J. G., & Ryall, T. G. (1990). A new approach to structural optimization. Composite Structures, 16(1-3), 1-32. https://doi.org/10.1016/0263-8223(90)90065-M