A Decomposition-Based Evolutionary Algorithm with Adaptive Weight Adjustment for Vehicle Crashworthiness Problem

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In the automotive industry, the crashworthiness design of vehicles is of special importance. In this work, a multi-objective model for the vehicle design which minimizes three objectives, weight, acceleration characteristics, and toe-board intrusion, is considered, and a novel evolutionary algorithm based on decomposition and adaptive weight adjustment is designed to solve this problem. The experimental results reveal that the proposed algorithm works better than MOEA/D MOEA/D-AWA and NSGAII on this problem.


Evolutionary algorithm Vehicle crashworthiness problem Adaptive weight adjustment 



This work was supported by National Natural Science Foundations of China (no. 61502290, no. 61401263, no. 61672334), China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (no. 2015M582606), Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (no. GK201603094, no. GK201603002), and Natural Science Basic Research Plan in Shaanxi Province of China (no. 2016JQ6045, no. 2015JQ6228).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Computer ScienceShaanxi Normal UniversityXi’anChina

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