10th International Conference on Optimum Design in Engineering (OPTI 2007)

Venue: Hilton Myrtle Beach

Location: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States

Event Date/Time: May 07, 2007 End Date/Time: May 09, 2007
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OPTI 2007 is the Tenth International Conference in this successful series on Optimum Design in Engineering.

The objective of this meeting is to communicate recentdevelopments in advanced types of structures, particularly those based on new concepts and new types of materials resulting in optimum solutions.

Particular emphasis will be placed on computational methods to model, control and manage new structural solutions and material types. This integration of their
design together with optimisation technologies is evident in all aspects of industry and research.

Engineering design is enhanced by adding optimisation methods and their infl uence cannot be over-emphasised. The resulting solutions provide an effi cient way of dealing
with some of the most difficult challenges in engineering practice today.

The Conference aims to attract papers describing case studies in engineering, considering static, dynamic analysis and damage tolerance. Manufacturing and structural protection issues are going to be discussed as
well as papers on emerging applications in fields such as biomechanics. Contributions on numerical methods and
different optimisation techniques are also welcome as well as papers on new software. Optimisation problems of interest to the meeting involve those related to size,
shape and topology or material properties.

Previous conferences have been held in Southampton,UK (1989); Boston, USA (1991); Zaragoza, Spain (1993); Miami, USA (1995); Rome, Italy (1997); Orlando, USA(1999); Bologna, Italy (2001); Detroit, USA (2003) and
Skiathos, Greece (2005).