Accession Number:

ADA030689

Title:

Optimal Design of Pitched Tapered Laminated Wood Beams

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

STANFORD UNIV CA SYSTEMS OPTIMIZATION LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

24.0

Abstract:

The optimal design of a pitched tapered laminated woood beam is considered. An engineering formulation is given in which the volume of the beam is minimized. The problem is then reformulated and solved as a generalized geometric signomial program. Sample designs are presented.

Subject Categories:

  • Numerical Mathematics
  • Structural Engineering and Building Technology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE