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Title: An analytical insight into the buckling paradox for circular cylindrical shells under axial and lateral loading
Authors: Shamass, R
Alfano, G
Guarracino, F
Keywords: Axially compressed cylinders;Nonproportional loading;Buckling paradox
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
Citation: Mathematical Problems in Engineering, 2015: 514267, (2015)
Abstract: A large number of authors in the past have concluded that the flow theory of plasticity tends to overestimate significantly the buckling load for many problems of plates and shells in the plastic range, while the deformation theory generally provides much more accurate predictions and is consequently used in practical applications. Following previous numerical studies by the same authors focused on axially compressed cylinders, the present work presents an analytical investigation which comprises the broader and different case of nonproportional loading. The analytical results are discussed and compared with experimental and numerical findings and the reason for the apparent discrepancy on the basis of the so-called “buckling paradox” appears once again to lay in the overconstrained kinematics on the basis of the analytical and numerical approaches present in the literature.
ISSN: 1563-5147
Appears in Collections:Dept of Mechanical Aerospace and Civil Engineering Research Papers

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