Acta Mechanica

, Volume 226, Issue 7, pp 2335–2345 | Cite as

Nano- and viscoelastic Beck’s column on elastic foundation

  • Teodor M. Atanackovic
  • Yanni Bouras
  • Dusan ZoricaEmail author
Original Paper


Beck’s type column on a Winkler type foundation is the subject of the present analysis. Instead of the Bernoulli–Euler model describing the rod, two generalized models will be adopted: Eringen’s nonlocal model corresponding to nano-rods and a viscoelastic model of fractional Kelvin–Voigt type. The analysis shows that for a nano-rod the Herrmann–Smith paradox holds whilst for a viscoelastic rod it does not.


Critical Load Fractional Derivative Elastic Foundation Viscoelastic Model Critical Force 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Teodor M. Atanackovic
    • 1
  • Yanni Bouras
    • 2
  • Dusan Zorica
    • 3
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Mechanics, Faculty of Technical SciencesUniversity of Novi SadNovi SadSerbia
  2. 2.College of Engineering and ScienceVictoria UniversityMelbourneAustralia
  3. 3.Mathematical InstituteSerbian Academy of Arts and SciencesBelgradeSerbia

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