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Shape Optimization of the Muffler Shield with Regard to Strength Properties

Joachim JAROSZ
Tenneco Automotive Poland sp. z o.o.

ORCID ID 0000-0003-4529-4201
Silesian University of Technology

This paper is devoted to the shape optimization of the muffler shield with regard to strength properties. Three different optimization criteria are defined and numerically implemented concerning the strength properties of the shield, and different variants of optimization tasks are solved using both built-in optimization modules and in-house external algorithms. The effectiveness and efficiency of the optimization methods used are compared and presented.

Keywords: muffler shield; evolutionary algorithms; multi-objective optimization; finite element method; optimal design
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