Quarterly of Applied Mathematics

Quarterly of Applied Mathematics

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Asymptotic solutions for shells with general boundary curves

Author: T. R. Logan
Journal: Quart. Appl. Math. 31 (1973), 93-114
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/qam/99709
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Abstract: The influence of arbitrary edge loads on the stresses and deformations of thin, elastic shells with general boundaries is studied by means of asymptotic expansions of a general tensor equation. Expansions are made in terms of an exponential or an Airy function and a series in powers of a small-thickness parameter. Most of the steps in the procedure are effected by using the dyadic form of the tensors. Solutions are obtained that are valid in the large, with no restrictions on the loading or on the boundary geometry.

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