## 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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Preliminaries from functional analysis Let X be a normed

with the norm | | . | | x . A set M CX is called compact if it is possible from an

arbitrary sequence { Un } m21 of elements of M to select a subsequence {

Unknow ...

Preliminaries from functional analysis Let X be a normed

**linear**space equippedwith the norm | | . | | x . A set M CX is called compact if it is possible from an

arbitrary sequence { Un } m21 of elements of M to select a subsequence {

Unknow ...

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Uniform extension property Let Le Co , 1 and u E HM ( N2 ) , me N . There exist

several possibilities for constructing a

HM ( R " ) , pru = ū such that Przu = u in 1 ( see Nečas ( 1967 ) ) . Ps will be called

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Uniform extension property Let Le Co , 1 and u E HM ( N2 ) , me N . There exist

several possibilities for constructing a

**linear**, continuous mapping Pr : HM ( 12 )HM ( R " ) , pru = ū such that Przu = u in 1 ( see Nečas ( 1967 ) ) . Ps will be called

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Existence of the solution ( P ) Let V , U be two Banach spaces , Vad CU , KCV be

convex , closed and non - empty subsets , f e V ' , B : V + V ' a

mapping and 4 : V + ( - 00 , too a convex , lower semicontinuous , proper function

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Existence of the solution ( P ) Let V , U be two Banach spaces , Vad CU , KCV be

convex , closed and non - empty subsets , f e V ' , B : V + V ' a

**linear**continuousmapping and 4 : V + ( - 00 , too a convex , lower semicontinuous , proper function

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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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