Forma, Vol. 12 (Nos. 3, 4), pp. 301-303, 1997
Original Paper

Analogies between Bone Adaptation and Homoge nization-Based Methods for Structural Optimization

Robert V. Kohn

Courant Institute, New York University, New York, NY 10012, U.S.A.

(Received January 3, 1996; Accepted November 11, 1996)

Keywords: Structural Optimization, Microstructure, Homogenization, Bone Adaptation

Abstract. I explore some connections between the modelling of bone adaptation and homogenization-based methods for structural optimization.