Experimental Verification of Discrete-Element Solutions for Plates

by Sohan L. Agarwal, (A.M.ASCE), Assoc. Prof.; Civ. Engrg., San Diego State Coll., San Diego, CA,
W. Ronald Hudson, (M.ASCE), Assoc. Prof., Asst. Dean; Civ. Engrg., Univ. of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX,

Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1971, Vol. 91, Issue 8, Pg. 2159-2163

Document Type: Journal Paper


This note presents the results from the test conducted on small-dimensioned plates on simple supports under a variety of load and stiffness conditions for use in verifying discrete-element method solutions for plates.

Subject Headings: Verification | Discrete element method | Plates | Load tests | Load factors | Stiffening

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