Accession Number:

ADP000085

Title:

A Programing System for Research and Applications in Structural Optimization,

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Corporate Author:

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION HAMPTON VA LANGLEY RESEARCH CENTER

Report Date:

1981-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

The paper describes a computer programming system designed to be used for methodology research as well as applications in structural optimization. The flexibility necessary for such diverse utilizations is achieved by combining, in a modular manner, a state-of-the-art optimization program, a production level structural anaysis program, and user supplied and problem dependent interface programs. Standard utility capabilities existing in modern computer operating systems are used to integrate these programs.

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE