Nonsymmetrical Snap Buckling of Spherical Caps

by A. Gjelsvik,
S.R. Bodner,

Serial Information: Journal of the Engineering Mechanics Division, 1962, Vol. 88, Issue 5, Pg. 135-168

Document Type: Journal Paper


Buckling of uniformly loaded clamped spherical caps is computed by energy procedure; use of single term approximations to represent initial and buckled shapes; analysis including development of boundary layer energy load as lower bound on buckling loads is examined.

Subject Headings: Load factors | Buckling | Energy consumption | Approximation methods | Boundary layers

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