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Linkage-based movable bridges: Design methodology and three novel forms

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Thrall, AP.; Adriaenssens, S.; Paya-Zaforteza, I.; Zoli, T. (2012). Linkage-based movable bridges: Design methodology and three novel forms. Engineering Structures. 37:214-223. doi:10.1016/j.engstruct.2011.12.031

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Title: Linkage-based movable bridges: Design methodology and three novel forms
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UPV Unit: Universitat Politècnica de València. Departamento de Ingeniería de la Construcción y de Proyectos de Ingeniería Civil - Departament d'Enginyeria de la Construcció i de Projectes d'Enginyeria Civil
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Linkages have been widely used in machines and deployable structures, but these mechanisms have rarely been employed in the design of movable bridges. This paper explores the use of linkages both to actuate the kinematic ...[+]
Subjects: Descent local search , Linkage , Movable bridge , Multi-objective simulated annealing , Structural optimization , Bridge design , Deployable structure , Design Methodology , Kinematic equations , Local search , Multi objective , Optimization procedures , Parametric models , Section profiles , Self-weight , Sizing optimization , Structural elements , Conceptual design , Heuristic algorithms , Kinematics , Shape optimization , Simulated annealing , Movable bridges , Algorithm , Bridge , Methodology , Numerical model , Optimization , Parameterization
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Engineering Structures. (issn: 0141-0296 )
DOI: 10.1016/j.engstruct.2011.12.031
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Elsevier
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2011.12.031
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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship under Grant No. DGE-0646086. Dr. Thrall is also grateful for support from the Norman J. Sollenberger Fellowship. ...[+]
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