Composite Conical Shells

  • Jack R. Vinson
Part of the Solid Mechanics and Its Applications book series (SMIA, volume 18)


Conical shells of isotropic materials were treated in Chapter 5 earlier. In that chapter the classical theory was used, and no thermoelastic considerations were included.


Isotropic Material Stress Couple Transverse Shear Stress Resultant Conical Shell 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jack R. Vinson
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  1. 1.Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Center for Composite MaterialsUniversity of DelawareNewarkUSA

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