Stability Analysis of Nonlinear Frames

by Prodyot K. Basu, Vanderbilt Univ, Nashville, United States,
Shyi-Lin Lee, Vanderbilt Univ, Nashville, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Mechanics Computing in 1990's and Beyond

Abstract: The second stiffness method for large deformation in-elastic stability analysis of frames is discussed. Displacement control methods for tracing the path beyond the limit point are presented. Numerical results for two example problems are discussed.

Subject Headings: Frames | Stiffening | Displacement (mechanics) | Deformation (mechanics) | Numerical methods | Nonlinear analysis | Structural control

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