%0 Journal Article
%A Talatahariand, S.
%A Kaveh, A.
%T IMPROVED BAT ALGORITHM FOR OPTIMUM DESIGN OF LARGE-SCALE TRUSS STRUCTURES
%J International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering
%V 5
%N 2
%U http://ijoce.iust.ac.ir/article-1-213-en.html
%R
%D 2015
%K
%X Deterring the optimum design of large-scale structures is a difficult task. Great number of design variables, largeness of the search space and controlling great number of design constraints are major preventive factors in performing optimum design of large-scale truss structures in a reasonable time. Meta-heuristic algorithms are known as one of the useful tools to deal with these problems. This paper presents an improved bat algorithm for optimizing large-scale structures. The capability of the algorithm is examined by comparing the resulting design parameters and structural weight with those of other methods from literature.
%> http://ijoce.iust.ac.ir/article-1-213-en.pdf
%P 241-254
%& 241
%!
%9 Research
%L A-10-66-65
%+
%G eng
%@ 2228-7558
%[ 2015