Buckling of Rings

by Steven C. Batterman, (A.M.ASCE), Assoc. Prof. of Engrg. Mech.; Univ. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA,
Alan I. Soler, Assoc. Prof. of Mech. Engrg.; Univ. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA,

Serial Information: Journal of the Engineering Mechanics Division, 1970, Vol. 96, Issue 6, Pg. 1291-1296

Document Type: Journal Paper


Elastic buckling of rising under uniform external pressure is a well-studied problem. The purpose herein is to show that a direct and consistent scheme for solving the ring buckling problem, as well as all curved beam buckling problems of any material, is provided by the rate equation approach.

Subject Headings: Buckling | Curved beams | Elastic analysis | External pressure

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