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By A. Kaveh

This booklet provides effective metaheuristic algorithms for optimum layout of constructions. lots of those algorithms are built by means of the writer and his colleagues, which includes Democratic Particle Swarm Optimization, Charged procedure seek, Magnetic Charged procedure seek, box of Forces Optimization, Dolphin Echolocation Optimization, Colliding our bodies Optimization, Ray Optimization. those are awarded including algorithms that have been constructed by way of different authors and feature been effectively utilized to numerous optimization difficulties. those encompass Particle Swarm Optimization, tremendous Bang-Big Crunch set of rules, Cuckoo seek Optimization, Imperialist aggressive set of rules, and Chaos Embedded Metaheuristic Algorithms. ultimately a multi-objective optimization procedure is gifted to resolve large-scale structural difficulties in accordance with the Charged method seek algorithm.

The recommendations and algorithms provided during this booklet should not purely acceptable to optimization of skeletal constructions and finite point types, yet can both be applied for optimum layout of different platforms reminiscent of hydraulic and electric networks.

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8). 3 A 52-Bar Dome-Like Truss Simultaneous layout and size optimization of a 52-bar dome-like truss is considered as the third example. Initial layout of the structure is depicted in Fig. 9. Non-structural masses of 50 kg are attached to all free nodes. 7 summarized the material properties, frequency constraints and variable bounds for this example. 5 Optimized designs obtained for the planar 37-bar truss problem Kaveh and Zolghadr [65] Variable Y3 , Y19 (m) Y5 , Y17 (m) Y7 , Y15 (m) Y9 , Y13 (m) Y11 (m) A1, A27 (cm2) A2, A26 (cm2) A3, A24 (cm2) A4, A25 (cm2) A5, A23 (cm2) A6, A21 (cm2) A7, A22 (cm2) A8, A20 (cm2) A9, A18 (cm2) A10, A19 (cm2) A11, A17 (cm2) A12, A15 (cm2) A13, A16 (cm2) A14 (cm2) Weight (kg) Wang et al.

23) can be rewritten as Xj, new 1 À Á q q @ i r ij Á i1 þ i Á i2 Apij Xi À Xj ¼ 0:5rand j1 Á ð1 þ iter=iter max Þ Á 2 3 a r ij i, i6¼j X 0 þ 0:5rand j2 Á ð1 þ iter=iter max Þ Á Vj, old þ Xj, old ð3:25Þ 50 3 Charged System Search Algorithm Fig. 5 illustrates the motion of a CP to its new position using this rule. The rules 5 and 6 provide the cooperation step of the CPs, where agents collaborate with each other by information transferring. Rule 6 Considering a memory which saves the best CP vectors and their related objective function values can improve the algorithm performance without increasing the computational cost.

3 A 52-Bar Dome-Like Truss Simultaneous layout and size optimization of a 52-bar dome-like truss is considered as the third example. Initial layout of the structure is depicted in Fig. 9. Non-structural masses of 50 kg are attached to all free nodes. 7 summarized the material properties, frequency constraints and variable bounds for this example. 5 Optimized designs obtained for the planar 37-bar truss problem Kaveh and Zolghadr [65] Variable Y3 , Y19 (m) Y5 , Y17 (m) Y7 , Y15 (m) Y9 , Y13 (m) Y11 (m) A1, A27 (cm2) A2, A26 (cm2) A3, A24 (cm2) A4, A25 (cm2) A5, A23 (cm2) A6, A21 (cm2) A7, A22 (cm2) A8, A20 (cm2) A9, A18 (cm2) A10, A19 (cm2) A11, A17 (cm2) A12, A15 (cm2) A13, A16 (cm2) A14 (cm2) Weight (kg) Wang et al.

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