Topology Optimization Based Design (ME 508)

2022 Fall
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Mechatronics(ME)
3
10.00
Güllü Kızıltaş Şendur -gkiziltas@sabanciuniv.edu,
English
Doctoral, Master
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Interactive,Project based learning
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CONTENT

This course focuses on theoretical and practical aspects of numerical methods utilized in the solution of structural optimization with emphasis on topology optimization problems. This course presents fundamental aspects of finite element analysis and mathematical programming methods with applications on discrete and continuum topology optimization problems. Applications include designing lightweight structures, compliant mechanisms, heat transfer, and energy harvesting systems. The course content will be applicable to design of a broad range of engineering systems as well as material design.

ASSESSMENT METHODS and CRITERIA

  Percentage (%)
Final 30
Midterm 24
Participation 10
Homework 36

RECOMENDED or REQUIRED READINGS

Readings

Papalambros P. Y. and Wilde D. J. , Principles of Optimal Design.
Bendsoe M. P. and Sigmund O., Topology Optimization - Theory, Methods and Applications