Conic Optimization, with Applications to (Robust) Truss Topology Design
After a brief introduction to the field of Conic Optimization we present
some interesting applications to the (robust) trus topologr design (TTD)
problem, where the goal is to design a truss of a given weight best able
to withstand a set of given loads. We present a linear model for the
single-load case and semidefinite models for the multi-load and the ro'
bust TTD problem. All models are illustrated by examples. It is also
shown that by using duality the size of some of these models can be
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