## Finite Element Approximation for Optimal Shape Design: Theory and ApplicationsExplains how to speed the optimal shape design process using a computer. Outlines the problems inherent in optimal shape design and discusses methods of their solution. Concentrates on finite element approximation and describes numerical realization of optimization techniques. Treats optimal design problems via the optimal control theory when the state systems are governed by variational inequalities. Provides useful background information, followed by numerous approaches to optimal shape design, all supported by illustrative examples. Appendices provide algorithms and numerous examples and their calculations are included. |

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Theory and Applications J. Haslinger, Pekka Neittaanmäki. no Figure 1 . 1 .

Theorem 1 . 2 . ( Green ' s

( 0 , 1 , and let v , w be two functions from C ' ( N ) . Then the relation Ou ( I ) ( 1 .

Theory and Applications J. Haslinger, Pekka Neittaanmäki. no Figure 1 . 1 .

Theorem 1 . 2 . ( Green ' s

**Formula**) Let 1 be a domain in R ” which is of the class( 0 , 1 , and let v , w be two functions from C ' ( N ) . Then the relation Ou ( I ) ( 1 .

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The computation of the gradient by

Nevertheless , it is widely used in the literature . It cannot be recommended if

formulae ( 5 . 10 ) , ( 5 . 11 ) and ( 5 . 12 ) are available . For the comparison of the

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The computation of the gradient by

**formula**( 5 . 13 ) is expensive in CPU .Nevertheless , it is widely used in the literature . It cannot be recommended if

formulae ( 5 . 10 ) , ( 5 . 11 ) and ( 5 . 12 ) are available . For the comparison of the

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Theory and Applications J. Haslinger, Pekka Neittaanmäki. Any integral

appearing on the right hand side of ( 9 . 26 ) can be exactly evaluated by means

of the quadrature

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Theory and Applications J. Haslinger, Pekka Neittaanmäki. Any integral

appearing on the right hand side of ( 9 . 26 ) can be exactly evaluated by means

of the quadrature

**formula**, using values of functions at vertices of T ; . From thedefinition ...

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### Contents

Preliminaries | 1 |

Abstract setting of optimal shape design problem and | 28 |

Optimal shape design of systems governed by a unilateral | 53 |

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