Large Deflection Analysis of Heated Plates

by Marion W. Wilcox,
Lewis E. Clemmer,

Serial Information: Journal of the Engineering Mechanics Division, 1964, Vol. 90, Issue 6, Pg. 165-190

Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: An analytical method is presented for analyzing rectangular plates heated in their midplane and subject to deflections beyond the small deflection realm. The method accounts for elastically constrained plate boundaries and allows the prediction of membrane stresses, deflections, and buckling temperatures for various heating conditions, loading conditions, and various plate sizes. Results for specific cases of heating and edge constraint are presented both analytically and in the form of curves.

Subject Headings: Plates | Displacement (mechanics) | Temperature effects | Elastic analysis | Domain boundary | Membranes | Buckling | Thermal loads

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