A REFINED FINITE STRIP METHOD FOR THE ANALYSIS OF ORTHOTROPIC PLATES

A FIFTH ORDER POLYNOMIAL FUNCTION IS INCORPORATED IN THE FINITE STRIP METHOD TO GIVE COMPATIBILITY OF DEFLECTION, SLOPE AND CURVATURE AT STRIP BOUNDARIES, AND THIS IS COMBINED WITH A DIRECT APPROACH FOR THE EVALUATION OF FORCE MATRICES. THE NEW FORMULATION IS FOUND TO BE EFFICIENT IN SOLVING RETANGULAR ORTHOTROPIC PLATE PROBLEMS. /RRL(A)/

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  • Accession Number: 00208760
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Road Research Laboratory /UK
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 15 1971 12:00AM