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International Applied Mechanics

, Volume 42, Issue 3, pp 318–324 | Cite as

Stability of axially compressed cylindrical shells made of reinforced materials with specific fiber orientation within each layer

  • N. P. Semenyuk
  • V. M. Trach
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Abstract

A technique for stability analysis of anisotropic cylindrical shells is developed. It permits us to examine the cases of reinforcement where the elastic axes of layers do not coincide with the coordinate axes of the shell. The solution is obtained using the mixed equations of the Donnell-Mushtari-Vlasov theory of shells. The deflection and force functions are approximated by trigonometric series. Single-layer and multilayer cylindrical shells with fiber orientation of two types are analyzed for stability. It is revealed that when layers are few, failure to incorporate the direction of fibers in layers into the design model results in highly inaccurate values of critical loads

Keywords

stability of anisotropic cylindrical shells Donnell-Mushtari-Vlasov theory of shells axial compression fiber orientation within layers two types of fiber orientation deflection and force functions critical load 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. P. Semenyuk
    • 1
  • V. M. Trach
    • 1
  1. 1.S. P. Timoshenko Institute of MechanicsNational Academy of Sciences of UkraineKiev

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