SIMPRO - Task-2-1: Guiderail optimization by HEEDS

Jani Wennerkoski

Research output: Book/ReportReport


SIMPRO Task 2.1 Parameter optimization included a case application. This case was provided by KONE and was related to an elevator guiderail mass optimization. Elevator guiderail FEM model was optimized using Abaqus FEM software together with HEEDS optimization software. Results of the work helped in understanding the structural optimization work and learning the HEEDS software usage.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
Number of pages45
Publication statusPublished - 2015
MoE publication typeD4 Published development or research report or study

Publication series

SeriesVTT Research Report


  • optimization
  • FEM
  • guiderail


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