Objective Functional

Some articles on objective functional:

Implementation Methodology - Topology Optimization For Stiff Structures
... So, the problem statement involves the objective functional of the strain energy which has to be minimized ... Now the objective functional should be chosen as a function of the selection field ... optimization to be a process of selection of micro-structure at every point in space so that an objective functional is minimized ...

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