Penetration of Beam on Plastic Foundation

by Robert J. Green, Asst. Prof.; Dept. of Mech. Sci. and Envir. Engrg., Univ. of Denver, Denver, CO,

Serial Information: Journal of the Engineering Mechanics Division, 1971, Vol. 97, Issue 6, Pg. 1769-1772

Document Type: Journal Paper


The beam on an elastic foundation is a classical problem with a long history. With few exceptions, nonlinear problems of this type have hardly been touched. The purpose of this note is to present the solution to a simple, nonlinear problem.

Subject Headings: Beams | Plastics | Foundations | Elastic foundations | Nonlinear analysis | Elastic analysis | History

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