Miscellaneous Issues: Ancient Structures, Propellant of Solid Rocket, Parts of Rocket and Generator

  • Mao-Hong Yu
  • Jian-Chun Li
Part of the Advanced Topics in Science and Technology in China book series (ATSTC)


The stability of ‘an ancient city wall and the foundation of an ancient pagoda, the strength of the parts of a rocket and generator, a plastic analysis of a thick-walled cylinder and 2D and 3D finite element simulations of a solid rocket motor grain are studied in this chapter. The unified strength theory is used in all these problems. Finally, several comments, reviews and research on the unified strength theory are presented from published papers and books.


Plastic Zone Yield Criterion Tang Dynasty Strength Theory Intermediate Principal Stress 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mao-Hong Yu
    • 1
  • Jian-Chun Li
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringXi’an Jiaotong UniversityXi’anChina
  2. 2.Swiss Federal Institute of TechnologySwitzerland

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