Dynamic Elastic-Plastic Analysis of Structures

by M.L. Baron,
H.H. Bleich,
P. Weidlinger,

Serial Information: Journal of the Engineering Mechanics Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 1, Pg. 23-42

Document Type: Journal Paper


Finite difference method is presented; design of structure to with-stand h-p loadings of transient or time dependent nature such as nuclear blasts, requires abandoning conventional requirement of limiting stresses to some value below elastic limit; plastic flow at various locations in structure is permitted, but total deflection must be kept within acceptable limits.

Subject Headings: Elastic analysis | Structural dynamics | Dynamic analysis | Dynamic structural analysis | Transient loads | Transient flow | Elastoplasticity | Finite difference method

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