2015
DOI: 10.1115/1.4030456
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Abstract: In this study, we deal with the problem of structural optimization under uncertainty. In previous studies, either of three philosophies were adopted: (a) probabilistic methodology, (b) fuzzy-sets-based design, or (c) nonprobabilistic approach in the form of given bounds of variation of uncertain quantities. In these works, authors are postulating knowledge of either involved probability densities, membership functions, or bounds in the form of boxes or ellipsoids, where the uncertainty is assumed to vary. Here…

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