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Optimum Design of Mechanical Systems Involving Interval Parameters

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S. S. Rao, Lingtao Cao

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124-0624

J. Mech. Des 124(3), 465-472 (Aug 06, 2002) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1479691 History: Revised January 01, 2000; Online August 06, 2002
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
Topics: Design , Optimization , Brakes
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