On the Deflections of bow Girders of Non-Circular Shapes

by E. Volterra,

Serial Information: Journal of the Engineering Mechanics Division, 1956, Vol. 82, Issue 1, Pg. 1-24

Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: Solutions given in explicit form in cases in which central line of curved beam is cycloid, catenary or parabola and external forces are uniformly distributed along whole length of beam; curves of deflections, angles of twist, bending and twisting moments presented for certain cases and compared with corresponding values for circular bow girder.

Subject Headings: Curved beams | Displacement (mechanics) | Girders | Paraboloid | Bending (structural) | Moment distribution

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