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Table 4 Performance evaluation of proposed method on different design domains

From: A firefly algorithm based hybrid method for structural topology optimization

Design domain Optimal plots
Void material (%) proposed Void material (%) OC based Solid material (%) proposed Solid material (%) OC based Transition material (%) proposed Transition material (%) OC based
CCA 51.13 36.71 37.54 55.00 12.63 8.29
CCB 54.50 44.67 7.96 8.50 37.54 46.83
CCC 44.50 38.75 13.46 9.33 42.04 51.92
SS 44.67 37.13 14.38 8.96 40.96 53.92
LLL 60.52 54.6 5.04 4.8 34.44 40.6
LLU 47.96 44.05 6.96 5.6 45.07 50.35
  1. Where CCA, CCB, CCC, SS, LLL and LLU indicate classical cantilever beam, Cantilever beam with pre-defined shape, cantilever beam under multiple loading, simply supported beam and loading and boundary conditions of L-shaped beam, respectively