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Design Optimization - Methods and Applications (Part 1 of 2)

Technical Judgments and Cost-Benefit Trade-Offs When


Collecting and Using Limited

Information for Design Under Uncertainty: An Expert Panel Discussion (IDM110)


TUESDA , APRIL 12 - MORNING Technical and Business Sessions




10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.

The objective of this panel is to initiate a debate about how to measure the value of information from tests or computer simulations in a particular design decision. Additional topics include:

  • Quantification of uncertainty in

probabilistic models -- limitations of confidence intervals for the mean value of a random variable and the probability of an event

  • Assessing the accuracy of models of


  • Probabilities of extreme events and joint

probability distributions 10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.

Organizers: Vesna Savic, Mallikarjuna Bennur, General Motors; hasetetsion G. Mariam

Organizers: Efstratios Nikolaidis, Univ. of Toledo

Moderators: Dan Ghiocel, GP Technologies Inc.; Efstratios Nikolaidis, Univ. of Toledo

Panelists: David A. Lamb, US Army TARDEC Roger Logan, WXL Vijitashwa Pandey, Oakland Univ. Ramesh Rebba, General Motors LLC

Planned by Body Engineering Committee / Automobile Body Activity

Planned by Quality, Reliability and Robust Design Committee / Integrated Design and Manufacturing Activity

(Oral Only) Juan Pablo Leiva, Vanderplaats R & D

10:00 a.m.

Technical Keynote Presentation: Structural Optimizations Methods and Techniques to Design Light and Efficient Vehicles

Giles Bryer, Christopher Eccles, General Motors Company

Tadashi Naito, hirokazu Kobayashi, Yuta Urushiyama, honda R&D Co., Ltd.; Kunihiro Takahashi, Keio University



11:00 a.m.

Structural Optimization for Vehicle Dynamics Loadcases

11:20 a.m.

Introduction of New Concept U*sum for Evaluation of Weight-Efficient Structure

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