LayOpt : an educational web-app for truss layout optimization

Fairclough, H.E., He, L., Pritchard, T.J. et al. (1 more author) (2021) LayOpt : an educational web-app for truss layout optimization. Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 64 (4). pp. 2805-2823. ISSN 1615-147X



  • Fairclough, H.E.
  • He, L.
  • Pritchard, T.J.
  • Gilbert, M.
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Keywords: Truss layout optimization; Web-app; Heaviside simplification; Topology optimization; Geometry optimization
  • Accepted: 28 June 2021
  • Published (online): 7 August 2021
  • Published: October 2021
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Engineering (Sheffield) > Department of Civil and Structural Engineering (Sheffield)
Depositing User: Symplectic Sheffield
Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2021 10:57
Last Modified: 09 Mar 2022 14:43
Status: Published
Publisher: Springer Nature
Refereed: Yes
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