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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2013, Article ID 653895, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/653895
Research Article

Multidiscipline Topology Optimization of Stiffened Plate/Shell Structures Inspired by Growth Mechanisms of Leaf Veins in Nature

1State Key Laboratory for Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, 28th West Xianning Road, Xi’an, Shaanxi 710049, China
2School of Mechanical and Automotive Engineering, Hefei University of Technology, 193th Tunxi Road, Hefei, Anhui 230009, China

Received 6 February 2013; Accepted 24 April 2013

Academic Editor: Zhuming Bi

Copyright © 2013 Baotong Li et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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