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N. P. Garcia-Lopez et al. developed “An improved hybrid topology optimization approach coupling Simulated Annealing and SIMP (SA-SIMP)” (link). The topologies found by SA-SIMP method are reported to have round %6 higher rigidity than SIMP topologies and there are no … Continue reading

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Lanxess Clutch pedal

Lanxess used topology optimization to develop a steel-Durethan hybrid (link) . Durethan is the trade name for Lanxess range of engineering thermoplastics based on polyamide 6 and polyamide 66. Glass fiber reinforced Durethan was used to form ribs inside the … Continue reading

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