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Rigidity and Weight Criteria

  • N. V. Banichuk

Abstract

All real structures are characterized by some degree of deformability. As external loads are applied and the weight of the structure itself is acting on, the deformations may be large, and some parts of the structure may have displacements that are not admissible and inconsistent with a proper functioning of the structure. Therefore, making certain that the rigidity of the structure is maintained and reducing the weight, while observing constraints on the rigidity, is one of the most important design objectives.

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Optimal Design Optimal Shape Concentrate Load Constant Thickness Weight Criterion 
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  1. 1.Institute for Problems in MechanicsUSSR Academy of SciencesMoscowSoviet Union

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