# Ultimate Strength of Rectangular Compression Members without Tensile Strength

*In a 1971 paper by Yokel, he presented an analysis for the ultimate load of eccentrically loaded compression members of rectangular cross section with no tensile strength. This paper extends...*

Weight Optimization of Plane Trusses

*Optimization of topology, geometry, and cross-sectional properties from a discrete table of sections employing code allowable stresses is demonstrated on plane truss structures. A modified...*

Continuously Supported Cylindrical-Conical Tanks

*The bending effects in the shell arise from two primary sources: (1) the radial forces applied through the ring stiffeners; and (2) the geometrical discontinuity at the cylindrical-conical...*

Tidal Flow in Exponentially Varying Estuaries

*Estuaries with negligible freshwater flow and insignificant diurnal inequality are considered. With flow resistance according to Manning's formula, and governing equations according to...*

Longitudinal Dispersion in Sinuous Channels

*The longitudinal spreading of tracer solution and the distribution of velocity are investigated experimentally in a laboratory flume having a series of 13 uniform bends in alternating...*

Turbulent Flows Past Boundaries with Small Streamwise Fins

*An experimental investigation was conducted to determine the effect of small streamwise fins on the average boundary shear stress of turbulent flows in conduits. The experiments were performed...*

Prediction of Mixing Lengths for River Flow Gaging

*An analytical solution of the diffusion equation is used to determine criteria for use in river flow gaging by the dilution method. The method advanced in this paper allows the mixing...*

Simulation in Watershed Planning

*Hydrologic and hydraulic simulation is an effective technique in comprehensive watershed planning and in subsequent plan implementation. The need and rationale for simulation are considered,...*

Solutions for Lateral Outflow in Perforated Conduits

*Many applications in varied fields of engineering design require a uniform discharge in a perforated conduit. This paper gives general solutions for obtaining a uniform lateral outflow,...*

Design Criteria for Submarine Pipeline Crossings

*This laboratory investigation of pipeline crossings of alluvial streams shows that the rate of scour above the pipe varies as the dimensionless shear stress which is a function of the...*

General Analysis of Nonplanar Coupled Shear Walls

*A theory to analyze nonplanar coupled shear walls subjected to lateral loading is presented. The theory is applicable to a pair of shear walls of arbitrary cross-sectional shapes connected...*

Finite Element Solution of Inelastic Beam Equations

*Details are presented of a procedure for analyzing inelastic beam and beam column problems of arbitrary thin-walled open cross section, under the assumption of no strain reversal. The...*

Lateral-Torsional Buckling of Built-Up Beam Columns

*The lateral-torsional buckling strength of beam columns in both the elastic and the inelastic ranges is compared for (1) the influence of the residual stress patterns which are idealized...*

Stress Analysis of Group of Interconnect Thin-Walled Cantilevers

*The longitudinal axes of the cantilevers are assumed to be parallel while the main axes of the cross sections may have arbitrary directions. In addition to rigid diaphragms the flanges...*

Absolute Minimum Weight Structures by Dynamic Programming

*The structures considered herein are assumed to subject to fixed loads and design based on flexure. Furthermore, it is assumed that the cross-sectional area is proportional to the absolute...*

Railroad Crossings at Berwick Bay

*Modifications are made to a main-line single track railroad draw bridge across a much used wateway connecting the industrial Gulf Coast with the areas served by the Mississippi River....*

Structural Designs for Bounds on Dynamic Response

*An upper bound on the displacement at a particular point on an elastic beam resulting from impulsive loading may be established. For a given volume of material in a beam of sandwich cross...*

Tapered Cantilevers with Varying Distributed Loads

*Many investigators have considered the problems of cantilever beams undergoing large deflections. Barton and Bisshopp and Drucker solved exactly a cantilever carrying a concentrated load...*

Inelastic Buckling of Rings with Residual Stresses

*Circular rings are commonly fabricated by cold rolling long straight bars of desired cross sections to the required radii and then completing them with a single butt weld. This process...*

Cantilever Cylindrical Shells under Assumed Wind Pressures

*A complete analysis is presented for the problem of cantilever cylindrical shells (clamped at the base and free at the top) subjected to wind pressures. Donnell's shell theory is employed....*

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