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Mike30

topology optimization with multiple load cases

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Dear all,

 

I am running a topology optimization, but I want to consider multiple load cases at once and not each one separately.

Is that possible? How can I insert all the load cases (five) and only solve one optimization considering all of them?

 

Thank you in advance

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Thank you!!

 

So I create the response "weighted compliance" and, in my case of 5 load cases of equivalent importance, I set each weighting factor to 0.2, correct?

 

And then as usual in the objective I set minimize the weighted compliance, correct?

 

Thank you!

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Mike,

 

See the equation below for WC, where W is the weight factor. 

 

If your weight factor is 0.2, the compliance considered for load case1 for example will be 0.2 times of actual compliance. 

 

wCOMP.PNG

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