Advances in the Mechanics of Plates and Shells

Advances in the Mechanics of Plates and Shells : The Avinoam Libai Anniversary Volume

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This text brings together original contributions by leading authors, covering a wide spectrum of current research on plates and shells. Papers cover aspects of non-linear response of plates and shells, buckling and vibrations, composite structures, material nonlinearitites, advanced numerical methods and non-standard constitutive models. Future directions of research emerge from the collection of papers as well as applied practical engineering techniques. This volume is suitable for researchers and professional engineers.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 375 pages
  • 152.4 x 241.3 x 25.4mm | 657.72g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands, United States
  • English
  • 2002 ed.
  • Illustrations, port.
  • 0792367855
  • 9780792367857

Table of contents

Dedication. Publications by Avinoam Libai. Breathing Oscillations of Rotating Nonlinearly Elastic and Viscoelastic Rings; S.S. Antman. A Consistent Theory of, and a Variational Principle for, Thick Elastic Shells Undergoing Finite Rotations; S.N. Atluri, et al. On the Theory of Quasi-Shallow Shells; E.L. Axelrad. Experiments for Measuring Interface Fracture Properties; L. Banks-Sills. Some Refinements in Analysis of Thick-Walled Tubes in Axial Bending; C.W. Bert. Optimization of Panels with Riveted Z-Shaped Stiffeners via PANDA2; D. Bushnell. Nondestructive Testing of Thin-Walled Ceramic Matrix Composites with Matrix Cracks Using Thermography; L.W. Byrd, V. Birman. A Shell-Buckling Paradox Resolved; C.R. Calladine. Buckling Analysis of Composite Plates; R. Gilat, J. Aboudi. Static Optimal Control of the Large Deformation of a Hyperelastic Plate; D. Givoli, I. Patlashenko. Computer Simulation of Nonisothermal Elastoplastic Shell Responses; W.B. Kratzig, et al. On Application of the Exact Theory of Elastic Beams; P. Ladeveze, et al. Effects of Eccentric Stiffening on Static and Dynamic Nonlinear Response of Rectangular Panels Exposed to Thermomechanical Loading; L. Librescu, M.A. Souza. Bending and Twisting Effects in the Three-Dimensional Finite Deformation of an Inextensible Network; L. Luo, D.J. Steigman. Plastic Buckling of Rectangular Plates with Random Material Properties and Random Loading: A Demonstration of Probabilistic Structural Analysis; G. Maymon. On Using Rotations as Primary Variables in the Non-Linear Theory of Thin Irregular Shells; W. Pietraszkiewicz. On Shear Deformation Plate Solutions: Relationship to the Classical Solutions; J.N. Reddy, C.M. Wang. A Simple Derivation of Cosserat Theories of Shells, Rods and Points; M.B. Rubin. Structural Similitude and Scaling Laws for Plates and Shells: A Review; G.J. Simitses, et al. Reduction of the Linear Sanders-Koiter Equations for Fully Anisotropic Non-Circular Cylindrical Shells to Two Coupled Fourth-Order Equations; J.G. Simmonds. Large Deformation of a Pressurized Tube; C.R. Steele. On Lateral Buckling of End-Loaded Cantilevers with Transverse Shear Deformations; F.Y.M. Wan.
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