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Smooth boundary topology optimisation applied to an electrostatic actuator

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Smooth boundary topology optimisation in conjunction with the continuum design sensitivity analysis avoids many of the problems encountered by conventional cell-based systems coupled with material homogenisation or the density method. Shape optimisation becomes part of topology optimisation. The effectiveness of the proposed method is demonstrated through the design of an electrostatic MEMS actuator to generate maximum torque for a predefined maximum size (area).

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Kim, D.H., Lowther, D.A. and Sykulski, J.K. (2008) Smooth boundary topology optimisation applied to an electrostatic actuator IET Science, Measurement and Technology, 2, (6), pp. 427-433.

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Published date: 30 October 2008
Additional Information: doi: 10.1049/iet-smt:20080073
Organisations: EEE

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Local EPrints ID: 266846
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/266846
ISSN: 1751-8822
PURE UUID: 83c83dd6-03e1-43ce-83da-45ffd82f03d1
ORCID for J.K. Sykulski: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-6392-126X

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Date deposited: 30 Oct 2008 13:52
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 07:11

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Author: D.H. Kim
Author: D.A. Lowther
Author: J.K. Sykulski ORCID iD

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