Bifurcation Analysis of Shallow Spherical Shells with Meridionally Nonuniform Loading
- Charles G. LangeAffiliated withDepartment of Mathematics, University of California
- , Frederic Y. M. WanAffiliated withDepartment of Mathematics, University of California
Numerical solutions of the relevant boundary value problem suggest that the first bifurcation from the basic solution for a spherical cap under a class of meridionally nonuniform loading is to a dimple state. Delicate asymptotic analysis of the linearized buckling problem confirm this observation.
- Bifurcation Analysis of Shallow Spherical Shells with Meridionally Nonuniform Loading
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- Complementarity, Duality and Symmetry in Nonlinear Mechanics
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- Proceedings of the IUTAM Symposium
- pp 149-165
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- Advances in Mechanics and Mathematics
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- Springer Netherlands
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