THE STUDY OF A STIFFENED CURVED PLATE MODEL USING THE FINITE DIFFERENCE TECHNIQUE

THE FINITE DIFFERENCE METHOD WHICH IS A TECHNIQUE THAT WILL YIELD THE DEFLECTIONS, MOMENTS, AND STRAINS WITHIN A CURVED SLAB AND GIRDER SYSTEM IS PRESENTED. UTILIZING THE EQUIVALENT ORTHOTROPIC PLATE EQUATIONS, THE STRAINS AND DEFLECTIONS THROUGHOUT A MODEL WERE EVALUATED AND THEN COMPARED TO THOSE OBTAINED BY EXPERIMENT. SEVERAL COMPUTER PROGRAMS HAVE BEEN DEVELOPED TO EVALUATE THE DEFLECTION AND INTERNAL MOMENTS OF THE ENTIRE STRUCTURE AT PRESELECTED POINTS. /BPR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Hpr-pr-1/4/, AW-69-85-46
  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Maryland, College Park

    Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
    College Park, MD  USA  20742

    Maryland State Roads Commission

    ,    

    Bureau of Public Roads /US

    400 7th Street, SW
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Hails, R L
    • Heins, C P
  • Publication Date: 1968-6

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00207883
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Bureau of Public Roads /US
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 29 1994 12:00AM