Skip to main content
Menu

Prof Vassili Toropov
PhD, FRAeS, AFAIAA

 
 
 

Key Publications

  • Liu D, Toropov VV, Barton DC and Querin OM (2015-09-26). "Weight and mechanical performance optimization of blended composite wing panels using lamination parameters." Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization  vol. 52, (3) 549-562.
    26-09-2015
  • Viana FAC, Simpson TW, Balabanov V and Toropov V (2014-01-01). "Metamodeling in multidisciplinary design optimization: How far have we really come?" Aiaa Journal  vol. 52, (4) 670-690.
    01-01-2014

View / download this list as an Acrobat PDF Document view / download as a PDF document

All Publications

    2017

    • Ollar J, Mortished C, Jones R, Sienz J and Toropov V (2017). "Gradient based hyper-parameter optimisation for well conditioned kriging metamodels." Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization  vol. 55, (6) 2029-2044.
      01-06-2017
    • Taherkhani AR, Gilkeson C, Gaskell P, Hewson R, Toropov V, Rezaienia A and Thompson H (2017). "Aerodynamic CFD Based Optimization of Police Car Using Bezier Curves." Sae International Journal of Materials and Manufacturing  vol. 10, (2)
      16-05-2017
    • Sahab MG, Toropov VV and Gandomi AH (2017). "Optimum Design of Composite Concrete Floors Using a Hybrid Genetic Algorithm." Handbook of Neural Computation 
      01-01-2017
    • Ollar J, Toropov V and Jones R (2017). "Sub-space approximations for MDO problems with disparate disciplinary variable dependence." Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization  vol. 55, (1) 279-288.
      01-01-2017

    2016

    • Liu D, Lohse-Busch H, Toropov V, Hühne C and Armani U (2016). "Detailed design of a lattice composite fuselage structure by a mixed optimization method." Engineering Optimization  vol. 48, (10) 1707-1720.
      02-10-2016
    • de Boer GN, Gao L, Hewson RW, Thompson HM, Raske N and Toropov VV (2016). "A multiscale method for optimising surface topography in elastohydrodynamic lubrication (EHL) using metamodels." Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization  vol. 54, (3) 483-497.
      01-09-2016
    • Liu D and Toropov V (2016). "Implementation of Discrete Capability into the Enhanced Multipoint Approximation Method for Solving Mixed Integer-Continuous Optimization Problems." International Journal of Computational Methods in Engineering Science and Mechanics  vol. 17, (1) 22-35.
      02-01-2016

    2015

    • Liu D, Toropov VV, Barton DC and Querin OM (2015). "Weight and mechanical performance optimization of blended composite wing panels using lamination parameters." Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization  vol. 52, (3) 549-562.
      26-09-2015
    • Tsavdaridis KD, Kingman JJ and Toropov VV (2015). "Application of structural topology optimisation to perforated steel beams." Computers and Structures  vol. 158, 108-123.
      22-07-2015
    • Khatir Z, Taherkhani AR, Paton J, Thompson H, Kapur N and Toropov V (2015). "Energy thermal management in commercial bread-baking using a multi-objective optimisation framework." Applied Thermal Engineering  vol. 80, 141-149.
      01-01-2015

    2014

    • Berci M, Mascetti S, Incognito A, Gaskell PH and Toropov VV (2014). "Dynamic response of typical section using variable-fidelity fluid dynamics and gust-modeling approaches - With correction methods." Journal of Aerospace Engineering  vol. 27, (5)
      01-09-2014
    • Berci M, Toropov VV, Hewson RW and Gaskell PH (2014). "Multidisciplinary multifidelity optimisation of a flexible wing aerofoil with reference to a small UAV." Springer Nature  Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization  vol. 50, (4) 683-699.
      21-05-2014
    • Gilkeson CA, Toropov VV, Thompson HM, Wilson MCT, Foxley NA and Gaskell PH (2014). "Dealing with numerical noise in CFD-based design optimization." Computers and Fluids  vol. 94, 84-97.
      01-05-2014
    • Vu HM, Forth JP, Dao DV and Toropov VV (2014). "The use of optimisation for enhancing the development of a novel sustainable masonry unit." Applied Mathematical Modelling  vol. 38, (3) 853-863.
      01-02-2014
    • Viana FAC, Simpson TW, Balabanov V and Toropov V (2014). "Metamodeling in multidisciplinary design optimization: How far have we really come?" Aiaa Journal  vol. 52, (4) 670-690.
      01-01-2014
    • Hamasaki H, Nakazono M, Hino R, Yoshida F, Manabe H, Kondo H and Toropov VV (2014). "Stiffness improvement of stamping die by means of topology optimization." Advanced Materials Research  vol. 939, 266-273.
      01-01-2014
    • De Boer GN, Hewson RW, Thompson HM, Gao L and Toropov VV (2014). "Two-scale EHL: Three-dimensional topography in tilted-pad bearings." Tribology International  vol. 79, 111-125.
      01-01-2014

    2013

    • Gilkeson CA, Toropov VV, Thompson HM, Wilson MCT, Foxley NA and Gaskell PH (2013). "Multi-objective aerodynamic shape optimization of small livestock trailers." Engineering Optimization  vol. 45, (11) 1309-1330.
      01-11-2013
    • Khatir Z, Thompson H, Kapur N, Toropov V and Paton J (2013). "Multi-objective Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) design optimisation in commercial bread-baking." Applied Thermal Engineering  vol. 60, (1-2) 480-486.
      01-10-2013
    • Liu D and Toropov VV (2013). "A lamination parameter-based strategy for solving an integer-continuous problem arising in composite optimization." Computers and Structures  vol. 128, 170-174.
      23-09-2013
    • Sahab MG, Toropov VV and Gandomi AH (2013). "A Review on Traditional and Modern Structural Optimization: Problems and Techniques." Metaheuristic Applications in Structures and Infrastructures 
      27-08-2013
    • Paton J, Khatir Z, Thompson H, Kapur N and Toropov V (2013). "Thermal energy management in the bread baking industry using a system modelling approach." Applied Thermal Engineering  vol. 53, (2) 340-347.
      02-05-2013
    • Berci M, Gaskell PH, Hewson RW and Toropov VV (2013). "A semi-analytical model for the combined aeroelastic behaviour and gust response of a flexible aerofoil." Journal of Fluids and Structures  vol. 38, 3-21.
      01-04-2013
    • Khatir Z, Paton J, Thompson H, Kapur N and Toropov V (2013). "Optimisation of the energy efficiency of bread-baking ovens using a combined experimental and computational approach." Applied Energy  vol. 112, 918-927.
      01-01-2013
    • Vu HM, Forth JP, Dao DV and Toropov VV (2013). "The use of optimisation for enhancing the development of a novel sustainable masonry unit." Applied Mathematical Modelling 

      01-01-2013
    • Niemann S, Kolesnikov B, Lohse-Busch H, Hühne C, Querin OM, Toropov VV and Liu D (2013). "The use of topology optimisation in the conceptual design of next generation lattice composite aircraft fuselage structures." Aeronautical Journal  vol. 117, (1197) 1139-1154.
      01-01-2013

    2012

    • Khan MAI, Noakes CJ and Toropov VV (2012). "Development of a numerical optimization approach to ventilation system design to control airborne contaminant dispersion and occupant comfort." Building Simulation  vol. 5, (1) 39-50.
      08-08-2012
    • Paton J, Khatir Z, Thompson H, Kapur N and Toropov V (2012). "Thermal energy management in the bread baking industry using a system modelling approach." Applied Thermal Engineering 
      09-05-2012
    • Eves J, Toropov VV, Thompson HM, Kapur N, Fan J, Copley D and Mincher A (2012). "Design optimization of supersonic jet pumps using high fidelity flow analysis." Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization  vol. 45, (5) 739-745.
      01-05-2012
    • Polynkin A and Toropov VV (2012). "Mid-range metamodel assembly building based on linear regression for large scale optimization problems." Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization  vol. 45, (4) 515-527.
      01-04-2012
    • Khatir Z, Paton J, Thompson H, Kapur N, Toropov V, Lawes M and Kirk D (2012). "Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) investigation of air flow and temperature distribution in a small scale bread-baking oven." Applied Energy  vol. 89, (1) 89-96.
      01-01-2012

    2011

    • Berci M, Gaskell PH, Hewson RW and Toropov VV (2011). "Multifidelity metamodel building as a route to aeroelastic optimization of flexible wings." Proceedings of The Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science  vol. 225, (9) 2115-2137.
      01-09-2011
    • Fan J, Eves J, Thompson HM, Toropov VV, Kapur N, Copley D and Mincher A (2011). "Computational fluid dynamic analysis and design optimization of jet pumps." Computers and Fluids  vol. 46, (1) 212-217.
      01-07-2011
    • Hannon C, Querin OM and Toropov VV (2011). "A neuro-fuzzy approach to the weight estimation of aircraft structural components." Aeronautical Journal  vol. 115, (1174) 739-748.
      01-01-2011
    • Liu D, Toropov VV, Querin OM and Barton DC (2011). "Bilevel optimization of blended composite wing panels." Journal of Aircraft  vol. 48, (1) 107-118.
      01-01-2011

    2009

    • Hamasaki H, Shigaki M, Yoshida F and Toropov V (2009). "Reliable tension leveling process design using stochastic optimization." Tetsu-to-Hagane/Journal of The Iron and Steel Institute of Japan  vol. 95, (11) 740-746.
      01-12-2009
    • Zadeh PM, Toropov VV and Wood AS (2009). "Metamodel-based collaborative optimization framework." Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization  vol. 38, (2) 103-115.
      01-04-2009

    2008

    • Hirahara A, Hino R, Yoshida F and Toropov VV (2008). "Numerical optimization of sheet metal forming process using new fracture criterion." International Journal of Modern Physics B  vol. 22, (31-32) 5692-5698.
      30-12-2008
    • Hino R, Sasaki A, Yoshida F and Toropov VV (2008). "A new algorithm for reduction of number of press-forming stages in forging processes using numerical optimization and FE simulation." International Journal of Mechanical Sciences  vol. 50, (5) 974-983.
      01-05-2008

    2007

    • Narayanan A, Toropov VV, Wood AS and Campean IF (2007). "Simultaneous model building and validation with uniform designs of experiments." Engineering Optimization  vol. 39, (5) 497-512.
      01-07-2007
    • Hino R, Sasaki A, Yoshida F and Toropov VV (2007). "Reduction of stages in multi-stage metal forming process based on numerical optimization in conjunction with FE simulation." Key Engineering Materials  vol. 340-341 I, 767-772.
      01-01-2007

    2006

    • Hino R, Yoshida F and Toropov VV (2006). "Optimum blank design for sheet metal forming based on the interaction of high- and low-fidelity FE models." Archive of Applied Mechanics  vol. 75, (10-12) 679-691.
      01-10-2006

    2005

    2003

    • Ashour AF, Alvarez LF and Toropov VV (2003). "Empirical modelling of shear strength of RC deep beams by genetic programming." Computers and Structures  vol. 81, (5) 331-338.
      01-03-2003
    • Yoshida F, Urabe M, Hino R and Toropov VV (2003). "Inverse approach to identification of material parameters of cyclic elasto-plasticity for component layers of a bimetallic sheet." International Journal of Plasticity  vol. 19, (12 SPEC ISS.) 2149-2170.
      01-01-2003

    2002

    • Yoshida F, Urabe M, Hino R and Toropov VV (2002). "Identification of material parameters for component layers of clad sheet metal by elasto-plastic inverse approach." Nippon Kikai Gakkai Ronbunshu, a Hen/Transactions of The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Part A  vol. 68, (5) 766-771.
      01-05-2002

    2001

    • Toropov VV and Mahfouz SY (2001). "Design optimization of structural steelwork using a genetic algorithm, FEM and a system of design rules." Engineering Computations (Swansea, Wales)  vol. 18, (3-4) 437-459.
      01-01-2001

    1999

    • Markine VL, Meijaard JP, Meijers P and Toropov VV (1999). "Optimization of mechanisms using direct differentiation and a multipoint approximation method." Engineering Optimization  vol. 31, (2) 141-160.

      01-12-1999
    • Javadi AA, Farmani R, Toropov VV and Snee CPM (1999). "Identification of parameters for air permeability of shotcrete tunnel lining using a genetic algorithm." Computers and Geotechnics  vol. 25, (1) 1-24.
      01-07-1999

    1998

    • Toropov VV, Urabe M, Okada T and Yoshida F (1998). "Identification of material parameters in constitutive models of cyclic plasticity from bending tests of sheet metals." Nihon Kikai Gakkai Ronbunshu, a Hen/Transactions of The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Part A  vol. 64, (619) 737-757.
      01-01-1998
    • Yoshida F, Urabe M and Toropov VV (1998). "Identification of material parameters in constitutive model for sheet metals from cyclic bending tests." International Journal of Mechanical Sciences  vol. 40, (2-3) 237-249.
      01-01-1998

    1997

    • Van Keulen F, Polynkine AA and Toropov VV (1997). "Shape optimization with adaptive mesh refinement: Target error selection strategies." Engineering Optimization  vol. 28, (1-2) 95-125.

      01-12-1997
    • Van Keulen F and Toropov VV (1997). "New developments in structural optimization using adaptive mesh refinement and multipoint approximations." Engineering Optimization  vol. 29, (1-4) 217-234.
      01-01-1997

    1996

    • Polynkine AA, Van Keulen F and Toropov VV (1996). "Optimization of geometrically non-linear structures based on a multi-point approximation method and adaptivity." Engineering Computations (Swansea, Wales)  vol. 13, (2-4) 76-97.
      01-12-1996
    • Markine VL, Meijers P, Meijaard JP and Toropov VV (1996). "Multilevel optimization of the dynamic behaviour of a linear mechanical system with multipoint approximation." Engineering Optimization  vol. 25, (4) 295-307.
      01-01-1996

    1995

    • Polynkin AA, van Keulen F and Toropov VV (1995). "Optimization of geometrically nonlinear thin-walled structures using the multipoint approximation method." Structural Optimization  vol. 9, (2) 105-116.
      01-04-1995

    1993

    • Toropov VV, Filatov AA and Polynkin AA (1993). "Multiparameter structural optimization using FEM and multipoint explicit approximations." Structural Optimization  vol. 6, (1) 7-14.
      01-03-1993

    1989