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Kaveh A, Hoseini Vaez S R, Hosseini P, Abedini H. WEIGHT MINIMIZATION AND ENERGY DISSIPATION MAXIMIZATION OF BRACED FRAMES USING EVPS ALGORITHM. International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering. 2020; 10 (3) :513-529
URL: http://ijoce.iust.ac.ir/article-1-449-en.html
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In this research, a new objective function has been proposed for optimal design of the Buckling Restrained Braced Frames (BRBFs) is performed using nonlinear time history analysis. The BRBF is a particular type of bracing system that has been widely utilized in recent years. The nonlinear time history analysis also provides a detailed view of the behavior of the structure. The purpose of this study is to provide an optimal design based on minimizing the weight of the structure while increasing the energy dissipation capability of the structure. Due to the complexity of the problem, the Enhanced Vibrating Particles Systems (EVPS) meta-heuristic algorithm is used to perform the optimization. Here, a 3-story frame, a 6-story frame and a 9-story frame are investigated simultaneously considering the continuous and discrete optimization.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Optimal design
Received: 2020/07/19 | Accepted: 2020/06/21 | Published: 2020/06/21

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