# Analysis of Elastic-Plastic Circular Plates

*Based on the Kirchhoff's hypothesis, a general bending analysis of circular plates for small deflection and axially symmetric loadings and support conditions is developed....*

Eccentrically Loaded Steel Columns with Initial Curvature

*The behavior of eccentrically loaded wide-flange columns with initial curvature is studied. The flange elements of the column section are assumed to be thin in comparison with the depth...*

Elasto-Plastic Response of Timoshenko Beams

*A method for computing the elasto-plastic dynamic response of Timoshenko beams (i.e., effects of shear deformation and rotatory inertia included) is presented. The method uses a lumped...*

Linear and Nonlinear Analysis by Conjugate Analogy

*A generalized force-displacement analogy for discrete structural systems is presented in terms of general structural matrices. It is shown that the conjugate structure concepts arise strictly...*

Elasto-Plastic Plate Analysis by Finite Differences

*Finite-difference techniques are used to solve problems of plate bending. The small deflection theory is used and elasto-plastic deformations are investigated. For the elasto-plastic case,...*

Behavior of Elastic-Plastic Trusses with Unstable Bars

*Sufficient conditions for uniqueness of incremental response and overall stability are established and discussed for elastic plastic trusses containing unstable members. These criteria...*

Calculating Deflections of a Partially Collapsed Frames

*An example is presented to demonstrate a particular error that may be encountered when calculating deflections of partially collapsed frames with the usual limit analysis approach. Normally,...*

Spherical Elastic Plastic Shock Propagation

*The response of an infinite, elastic, perfectly plastic medium governed by the Von Mises yield condition is considered, containing a spherical cavity whose surface is subjected to a uniform...*

Earthquake Response of a Yielding Structures

*The hysteresis law governing a class of yielding structures suitable for earthquake response studies is presented. This class includes the linear, the elastoplastic, and the bilinear hysteretic...*

Two Degree-of-Freedom Elastoplastic Response to a Step Velocity Pulse

*The response of a two-degree-of-freedom elastoplastic system subjected to an instantaneous change in velocity is presented. The specific excitation considered is of interest in problems...*

High Strength Bolted Moment Connections

*The performance and design of the more common types of high strength bolted moment connections are discussed. Experimental and analytical results are presented on: (1) T-stub web-to-beam...*

Cylindrical Shells Under Ring Loads

*Cylindrical shells subjected to rings of force are considered. The material is rigid or elastic-perfectly plastic governed by any reasonable yield criterion. Stresses at limit load are...*

Plastic Behavior of Tubular Beams Columns

*The elastic and plastic behavior of ASTM A-36 tubular beam columns is studied. Experimental results for three tests of tubular beam columns are presented. These tests show that the tubular...*

Discrete Dynamic Models for Elasto-Inelastic Beams

*Three discrete physical models, obtained by lumping the flexibility and the mass of the continuous system, or both, are used to compute the dynamic response of beams. The beams may have...*

Earthquake Response of Systems with Bilinear Hysteresis

*A spectral study of the behavior of systems subjected to earthquakes is presented, in which single degree of freedom systems with elasto-plastic and bilinear hysteresis are considered....*

Periodic Response of a General Yielding Structure

*A general nonlinear hysteretic force-deflection relation for a one degree-of-freedom structure is presented. The relation is a continuous, smooth function and describes yielding behavior...*

Buckling of Steel Columns Under Arbitrary End Loads

*The differential equations of the inelastic bending of cantilever columns are solved by a numerical marching procedure. The curvature functions are derived for an elastic-perfectly plastic...*

Dynamic Analysis of Elastic-Plastic Frames

*A method is presented for the computation of the dynamic response of multi-story elastic-perfectly plastic frames. The development is based on a model in which the mass of the frame is...*

Behavior of Hybrid Beams Subjected to Static Loads

*Elastic and simple plastic theory are used to define the behavior of hybrid steel beams (beams with higher-strength steel flanges connected by lower-strength steel webs). Theoretical equations...*

Shakedown Analysis of Some Typical One-Story Bents

*Few analyses of frames subjected to variable repeated loading have been reported in the literature. This has been at least partly due to the fact that such analyses are laborious, partly...*

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