A COMBINED RAYLEIGH-RITZ/FINITE ELEMENT METHOD FOR THE NONLINEAR ANALYSIS OF STIFFENED PLATED STRUCTURES

The paper describes a hybrid method for the non-linear analysis of steel plates and stiffened plating in which local (finite element) displacement functions are supplemented or replaced by global functions. The method is applied to the collapse analysis of box-girder bridges.(a) /TRRL/

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    Pergamon Press, Incorporated

    Maxwell House, Fairview Park
    Elmsford, NY  United States  10523
  • Authors:
    • Crisfield, M A
  • Publication Date: 1978-6

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  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: p. 679-689
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00195167
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 15 1979 12:00AM