Quarterly of Applied Mathematics

Quarterly of Applied Mathematics

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Buckling under axial compression of long cylindrical shells with random axisymmetric imperfections

Author: John C. Amazigo
Journal: Quart. Appl. Math. 26 (1969), 537-566
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/qam/99838
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Abstract: The buckling of long cylinders with homogeneous random axisymmetric geometric imperfections under uniform axial compression is studied by means of a modified truncated hierarchy technique. It is found that the buckling load of the cylinder depends only on the spectral density of the random imperfections. In particular, for small values of the standard deviation of the axisymmetric imperfection the buckling load depends only on the value of the spectral density at a specific wave number.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/qam/99838
Article copyright: © Copyright 1969 American Mathematical Society

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