Optimal Design Taking Cost of Joints into Accountby George I.N. Rozvany,
Serial Information: Journal of the Engineering Mechanics Division, 1975, Vol. 101, Issue 6, Pg. 917-921
Document Type: Journal Paper
Abstract: Heyman's theorem and the Prager-Marcal-Shield theory of optimal plastic design are generalized to include the cost of joints (connections) in the optimization procedure. The significance of the cost of joints was emphasized by Witteveen and Tolman at a International union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Symposium and by Shanley in the context of aircraft structures.
Subject Headings: Joints | Plastic design | Connections (structural) | Aircraft and spacecraft |
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