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Talatahari S, Veladi H, Nouhi B. ENHANCED CHARGED SYSTEM SEARCH FOR OPTIMUM DESIGN OF INDUSTRIAL TUNNEL SECTIONS. International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering. 2014; 4 (3) :309-319
URL: http://ijoce.iust.ac.ir/article-1-178-en.html

Abstract:   (1304 Views)
Tunnel structures are known as expensive infrastructures and determining optimum designs of these structures can play a great role in minimizing their cost. The formulation of optimum design of industrial tunnel sections as an optimization is considered in this paper and then the enhanced charged system search, as a recently developed meta-heuristic approach, has been applied to solve the problem. The results and comparisons based on numerical examples show the efficiency of the optimization algorithm.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Optimal design
Received: 2014/09/23 | Accepted: 2014/09/23 | Published: 2014/09/23

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