Computational Inspiration for Product Design (White Paper)

Nature Inspires Design Designers have always drawn inspiration from nature, particularly from biological forms. These forms tend to be aesthetically interesting, efficient and highly functional because they are the product of environmental forces. Since there are many environmental conditions that … Read More

New Structural Design Concepts for Large Theromoplastic Wind Turbine Blades Using Structural Optimization Techniques

   2010 AIAA SDM Student Symposium 51st AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference 12–15 April 2010, Orlando, Florida New Structural Design Concepts for Large Thermoplastic Wind Turbine Blades Using Structural Optimization Techniques Louis-Charles Forcier∗ and Simon Joncas†                                                                                                                           Ecole de … Read More