Circular packing for support-free structures

Yanchevskyi, I. and Lachmayer, R. and Mozgova, I. and Lippert, R-B. and Yaskov, G. and Romanova, T. and Litvinchev, I. (2020) Circular packing for support-free structures. EAI Endorsed Transactions on Energy Web, 7 (30). e3. ISSN 2032-944X

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Abstract

An approach for designing topologically optimized parts is proposed. It is used for manufacturing support-free structures by Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS). This integral approach allows obtaining parts taking into account their strength properties. It combines weak sensitivity to the direction of printing with the simplicity of the subsequent post-processing. A circular packing model is proposed to optimize the part geometry subject to the DMLS constraints. A fast heuristic algorithm is developed to solve the corresponding optimization problem. A prototype obtained by this optimized design approach is presented.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: support-free design, circular packing, stress state, technological post-processing direct metal laser sintering
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Depositing User: EAI Editor II.
Date Deposited: 04 Feb 2021 14:27
Last Modified: 04 Feb 2021 14:27
URI: https://eprints.eudl.eu/id/eprint/972

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