Creo Topology Optimization > Optimization Setup > Design Objectives > To Create a Stress Design Objective
To Create a Stress Design Objective
1. Click Home > Design Objective. The Design Objective dialog box opens.
2. In the Name box, type a name for the design objective.
3. To change the color used for the design objective, click , and select a color in the Color Editor dialog box.
4. To define the physical feature to optimize, in the Response type box, select Stress (STRESS).
5. To define the type of stress, in the Response component box, select an option.
6. To define the portion of the model to which the design objective applies, click the Objective target collector, and then select surfaces, volumes, or components.
7. To exclude regions from the optimization for this design objective, click the Excluded regions collector, and select volumes, points, edges, or surfaces to exclude.
8. To select analyses that correspond to the design objective, in the Analysis box, click the arrow, and select the check boxes of the analyses to include in the design objective.
9. In the Goal box, select an option:
Min—Minimizes the stress.
Max—Maximizes the stress.
10. To assign a weight factor to this design objective in relation to other objectives, in the Weight factor box, type a value.
11. Click OK.