Table 3b: Comparison of the results of GA and MBB for the buckling load maximization problem.

GA GA
with 4 Plies Rule
MBB Original
BB
MBB
With Four Plies Rule
Buckling Load [N] 2.79 x 107 2.78 x 107 2.90 x 107 2.90 x 107 2.89 x 107
CPU Running Time [s] 14.26 14.27 0.30 4.20 0.31
Number of Stacking Sequences Evaluated 4000 4001 88 318 89

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