Optimization Setup Exercise

In this example we will start with geometry and complete the setup to run the analysis. During the setup of the model we will also simplify the geometry which is covered in the Geometry Module. The model will be optimized for maxumin stiffness and minimum mass.

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Here is what the finished optimization runs should look like.

Maximum Stiffness Optimization

Minimum Mass Optimization