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Table 1

Summary of Optimization objectives with references.

Objective Brief Description Related Study
Cost minimization Optimization to reduce cost of bridge, that usually attained by reducing structure's volume. [110117]
Structural performance development Optimization for the improvement of some structural properties in order to order to adapt functional requirements [13,30,54,57,97,118122]
Environmental impact minimization Optimization to reduce the impact of bridge construction on environment. i.e. emission of gases, bridge in water, material impact of species living in water [123126]
Multi-objective Optimization considering more than one of the above objectives [54,62,65,66,127134]

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