Consistent Loading in Structural Reduction Procedures for Thin Plate Models

  • I. HarariEmail author
  • I. Sokolov
  • S. Krylov
Part of the Solid Mechanics and Its Applications book series (SMIA, volume 168)


We distinguish between a plate which is a flat structure that has thickness much smaller than the other dimensions and between a plate model or theory which is the collection of assumptions that is used to dimensionally reduce the three-dimensional formulation and approximate its solution.


Thin Plate Plate Model Finite Element Solution Natural Boundary Condition Essential Boundary Condition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Mechanical EngineeringTel Aviv UniversityTel AvivIsrael

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