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Kaveh A, Hoseini Vaez S R, Hosseini P, Fathi H. CRACK DETECTION WITH XFEM IN PLATE STRUCTURES USING MDM OPERATOR. International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering 2021; 11 (2) :231-248
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A modified dolphin monitoring (MDM) is used to augment the efficiency of particle swarm optimization (PSO) and enhanced vibrating particle system (EVPS) for the numerical crack identification problems in plate structures. The extended finite element method (XFEM) is employed for modeling the fracture. The forward problem is untangled by some cycle loading phase via dynamic XFEM. Furthermore, the inverse problem is solved and compared via two PSO and EVPS algorithms. All the problems are also dissolved by means of fine and coarse meshing. The results illustrate that the function of XFEM-PSO-MDM and XFEM-EVPS-MDM is superior to XFEM-PSO and XFEM-EVPS methods. The algorithms coupled via MDM offer a higher convergence rate with more reliable results. The MDM is found to be a suitable tool which can promotes the ability of the algorithms in achieving the optimum solutions.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Applications
Received: 2021/06/2 | Accepted: 2021/05/30 | Published: 2021/05/30

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