Stiffness Matrix for Sandwich Folded Platesby G. M. Folie, Lect. in Civ. Engrg.; Univ. of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia,
Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1971, Vol. 97, Issue 2, Pg. 603-617
Document Type: Journal Paper
Reissner's equations for isotropic sandwich plates are used to derive a set of stiffness coefficients which, in conjunction with a stiffness method, can be used to analyze folded plate structures made from sandwich panels. The derivation results in a stiffness matrix which can be used directly in the stiffness formulation outlined by Scordelis for homogeneous folded plates.
Subject Headings: Stiffening | Folded plates | Sandwich panels | Matrix (mathematics) | Structural analysis | Homogeneity | Isotropy
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