Research Group of Prof. Dr. M. Griebel
Institute for Numerical Simulation

Task: For given loads find the structure with volume V which maximizes the global stiffness of the structure.


The Cantilever Beam

Initial Configuration: Cube fixed on one side at a wall.

Load: Weight fixed at single point.

low-res (3.8 mb), high-res (8.6 mb)


The Table

Initial Configuration: Cube standing on the floor.

Load: Pressure on the top of the cube.

low-res (2.4 mb), high-res (7.2 mb)

The Bridge

Initial Configuration: Cuboid fixed at two bottom edges.

Load: Pressure on plane at street level.

low-res (7.5 mb), high-res (13 mb)