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Course INF-14-55-K-6

Topology Optimization (2V+1U, 4.5 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
- K Lecture with exercise classes (V/U) 4.5 CP 93 h
2 V Lecture 28 h
1 U Exercise class (in small groups) 14 h
(2V+1U) 4.5 CP 42 h 93 h


CP, Effort 4.5 CP = 135 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. irreg. SuSe
Level [6] Master (General)
Language [DE/EN] German or English as required
Area of study [INF-VIS] Visualisation and Scientific Computing
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active

Possible Study achievement

  • Verification of study performance: proof of successful participation in the exercise classes (ungraded)
  • Details of the examination (type, duration, criteria) will be announced at the beginning of the course.


  • Linear elastic equations and its discretization
  • Sizing optimization (Optimale Dimensionierung)
  • Shape optimization (Formoptimierung)
  • Topology optimization
  • Material distribution problems
  • Optimal microstructures
  • Bubble method
  • Derivation and characteristics of topological gradients


Will be announced in the lecture.

Requirements for attendance (informal)


Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Course [INF-14-55-K-6]

Module Name Context
[INF-14-55-M-6] Topology Optimization P: Obligatory 2V+1U, 4.5 LP
Course-Pool Name
[INF-VIS_V-KPOOL-6] Lectures of the teaching area Visualization and Scientific Computing