The New Face of STEM

The New Face of STEM

Universities are fostering more hands-on, project-based learning; group collaboration, hands-on learning opportunities labs stuffed with latest in engineering technology are being mainstreamed.


Topology Optimization Issues

Topology Optimization Issues

There is tradeoff between abruptness of transition, convergence; gentle transitions are difficult to interpret; without special controls, solution may appear checkerboard-like.




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