Browse Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering by Contributor "Haber, Robert B."
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(1992)Design sensitivity analysis is the determination of the rate of change with respect to design parameters of a given performance measure which generally can be cast in the form of a functional. The functional typically ...
(1991)Ductile, history-dependent material behavior governs crack growth in metal structures that are exposed to high temperatures over extended periods, such as nuclear power plants and gas turbines. This study is concerned with ...
(1989)This thesis concerns Bilevel Nonlinear Programming (BNP) and its application to the Network Design Problem (NDP): the Traffic-Responsive Signal Control (TRSC) scheme. The TRSC scheme considers the effect of signal controls ...
(2012-09-18)This dissertation deals with problems of shape and topology optimization in which the goal is to find the most efficient shape of a physical system. The behavior of this system is captured by the solution to a boundary ...