MECH ENG 7043 - Stresses in Plates & Shells

North Terrace Campus - Semester 2 - 2014

The course examines fundamentals of the theory of surfaces, Kirchhoff Hypotheses, fundamental equations of the classical plate theory, symmetrical bending of circular plates, bending of rectangular plates, Navier's solution and Levy's method for rectangular places, special and approximate methods in theory of plates and shells, thermal stresses in plates, theory of edge effect, buckling, membrane theory of shells, bending theory of axisymmetrically loaded circular cylindrical shells and its application to pipes, tanks and pressure vessels, finite element analysis of plate and shell structures

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