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As a materials engineer turned software developer, my journey has been quite different than most developers. I started coding with QBASIC around 7th grade with my 486, oen of the first complex piece of software I wrote was a 2D … Continue reading
Toyota and Materialize designed a topology optimized car seat intended to be 3d printed. (link)
Folks at Optimal Device have optimized a Lacrosse head, while taking 3D printing directions into consideration (link).
In this interesting thesis study (link) James R. Elgersma explores the Morphing Micro Air Vehicle wing optimization for various morphed shapes and loads. Also actual Matlab code is presented at the end of the text. Interesting structures resembling insect wings … Continue reading
This Unmanned Helicopter optimization by CompoLight is a very nice example of how topology optimization can be applied. There is not much detail about the work, but this picture alone is satisfying.
These documents (link 1 , link 2) by Lotus which is a continuation of a study we previously featured. There are remarkable weight savings but these are mostly due to usage of light wieght materials. How the topology optimization results … Continue reading
The EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Additive Manufacturing, is focusing on multifunctional Additive Manufacturing and in one project how it can efficiently used together with topology optimization (link).
In a research project by Virginia Tech (link) custom helmets for individual users is being developed with the help of topology optimization.
We are reviewing lots of articles and other materials, however someone new to the area may not see in which industries can benefit from topology optimization. So we decided to write a short article on this. So if you are … Continue reading