Minimum Weight of Frames Under Shakedown Loading

by J. Heyman,

Serial Information: Journal of the Engineering Mechanics Division, 1958, Vol. 84, Issue 4, Pg. 1-25

Document Type: Journal Paper


Discussion of minimum weight design of framed structures under both fixed and independently varying loads; numerical example for two span beam, for which complete solution is obtained, and results corresponding to two types of loading are compared; slightly inexact iterative method for minimum weight design of frame of any degree of complexity.

Subject Headings: Minimum weight design | Frames | Load factors | Numerical methods | Beams

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