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Top3d Description


Top3d is an efficient 3D topology optimization program written in Matlab.

It's free, easy-to-use, and well-documented.

It's capable of solving minimum compliance, compliant mechanism and heat conduction in 3D.


The code is intended for students and newcomers in the topology optimization.

The code may be distributed and used for educational purposes.


The authors reserves all rights for the program.

The authors do not guarantee that the code is free from errors, and they shall not be liable in any event caused by the use of the code.

Top3d Changelogs

Version 1.0

23 Oct 2013 First version, with 169 lines of MATLAB code.

Top3d Archived Versions