Aylin Ece KAYABEKİR
(İstanbul Üniversitesi İnşaat Mühendisliği Bölümü-Cerrahpaşa, 34320 İstanbul, Türkiye)
Melda YÜCEL
(İstanbul Üniversitesi İnşaat Mühendisliği Bölümü-Cerrahpaşa, 34320 İstanbul, Türkiye)
Gebrail BEKDAŞ
(İstanbul Üniversitesi İnşaat Mühendisliği Bölümü-Cerrahpaşa, 34320 İstanbul, Türkiye)
Sinan Melih NİGDELİ
(İstanbul Üniversitesi İnşaat Mühendisliği Bölümü-Cerrahpaşa, 34320 İstanbul, Türkiye)
Yıl: 2020Cilt: 11Sayı: 3ISSN: 2548-0928 / 2548-0928Sayfa Aralığı: 75 - 81İngilizce

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Comparative study of optimum cost design of reinforced concrete retaining wall via metaheuristics
Design engineers may find various options of metaheuristic method in optimization of their problems. Because of the randomization nature of metaheuristic methods, solutions may trap to non-optimum solutions which are just optimums in a limited part of the selected range of the design variables. Generally, metaheuristics use sev-eral options to prevent this situation, but the same optimization process may solve different performances in every run of the process. Due to that, a comparative study by using ten different algorithms was done in this study. The optimization problem is the cost minimization of an L-shaped reinforced concrete (RC) retaining wall. The evaluation is done by conducting 30 multiple cycles of optimization,and comparing minimum cost, average cost and standard deviation values
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