Axisymmetric Apex Loadings on Conical Shells

by W. Flügge,
W. Blythe,


Serial Information: Journal of the Engineering Mechanics Division, 1968, Vol. 94, Issue 1, Pg. 57-78


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: Solutions to the Love-Meissner equations of the thin conical shell of constant wall thickness are obtained in terms of generalized hypergeometric series. Singularities in the displacements and stress resultants due to a concentrated force and due to hot spots are compared with those resulting from similar loadings on the flat plate and shallow dome with several differences being noted.

Subject Headings: Walls | Thickness | Displacement (mechanics) | Concentrated loads | Plates | Domes (structure) | Axisymmetry | Load factors

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