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Katie Cai

Topology Optimization Tower

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Hello,

 

I am trying to use the optimization techniques in Inspire to model a tower which is subjected to a compressive load at the top. Every time I run the optimization for maximizing stiffness in the program, the final results in the design space are always vertical columns. Is there a way to specify some buckling constraints in the model? 

 

Thanks! 

 

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We cannot apply buckling constraints for topology optimization in Inspire.Inspire uses OptiStruct solver for analysis and optimization.Please refer below post on buckling constraint & topology optimization based on OptiStruct.

 

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