Two-Dimensional Cable Analysis
The equilibrium equations for the plane cable problem are formulated assuming large rotations with no limitations on the relative change in cable tension. The cable is assumed to be acted...

Unsteady Circulation in Shallow, Homogeneous Lakes
A method is presented for calculating the three-dimensional, unsteady, wind-driven circulation in a shallow, homogeneous lake on a rotating earth. The equations of motion are linearized,...

Model Study of Passive Pressure In Sand
The paper presents the results conducted in an earth pressure model with glass sides to determine the rupture surfaces and the distribution of pressures on a rigid retaining wall. Emphasis...

Nonsymmetric Modes of Complete Spherical Shells
A matrix method is applied to calculate the mode shapes and frequencies of nonsymmetric vibrations of complete spherical shells. Based upon a thin shell theory incorporating transverse...

New Rectangular Finite Element for Shear Wall Analysis
Most previously derived plane stress finite elements cannot be connected with line elements in bending. This difficulty is overcome by devising a new element which has rotational degrees...

Edge Effects in Hyperbolic Paraboloid Shells
The influences of edge constraint upon the behaviour of single panel ruled surface hyperbolic paraboloids with straight generator boundaries are studied. With apex and base corners clamped...

Finite Segment Analysis of Folded Plates
A finite segment method of analysis based on the ordinary theory of folded plates is presented. In this method the basic structural element is assumed to be formed by dividing each plate...

Stability Behavior Illustrated By Simple Models
Lumped parameter models, consisting of rigid bars and extensional and rotational springs, are used to study the stability of structural members. The linear as well as the nonlinear, post-buckling...

Rotation Capacity of Beams Under Moment Gradient
This investigation attempts to relate the flange slenderness ratio to the rotation capacity of steel wide-flange beams subjected to a moment gradient. The steel used was CSA G 40.12, a...

Reinforced Concrete Beams Under Repeated Loads
This paper describes the results of an experimental program of the effect of repeated loads on the rotation and load carrying capacity of reinforced concrete beams. Comparing results obtained...

Flexibility Influence Functions for Curved Beams
The curve representing the elastic axis may consist of straight sections, curved sections, or both, and may have a locus of points lying in a plane or in three-space. Each differential...

Resilient Ferry Slip with Retractable Fender
The design of a ferry slip using retractable contact frames, moving inward and upward on bearing brackets with tracks of various inclination is described. The rigid frame on which the...

Analysis of Elastic-Plastic Grid Systems
An incremental load method for analyzing the piecewise linear behavior of elastic-plastic grid systems with various support conditions is presented. The assumption is made that the torsional...

Turbulent Helical Flow in an Annulus
Turbulent flow of an incompressible fluid in the annular space between concentric rotating cylinders with an axial pressure gradient is investigated experimentally and theoretically. The...

Stability of Spaceframes
Nonlinear equations governing the behavior of spaceframes whose members undergo finite deflections and moderate chord rotations are presented. The beam-column effect including the effect...

Upper and Lower Frequencies Tapered Beams
Two equations for obtaining lower bounds of the natural frequencies of lateral vibrations of beams are presented. The effects of shear and rotatory inertia are included. One of the equations...

Circular Plate with Supported Edge-Beam
The flexure of a circular plate with an edge-beam is presented. The edge-beam is either simply supported or constrained against rotation, and the plate is subjected to a point load. Exact...

Unsymmetrical Bending of Prestressed Annular Plates
The boundary layer technique of matched asymptotic expansions is used to obtain a solution for the deflection of a highly prestressed thin annular plate. The plate is fixed at the outer...

Laminar Flow Between Rotating Porous Disks
A perturbation solution of the equations of motion for steady, incompressible, laminar flow between a porous rotating disk and a stationary nonporous disk has been obtained. The solution...

Finite-Element Analysis of Thin Shells
Equations describing small deformations of thin shells of arbitrary shape are written in terms of the displacements of the middle surface and rotation of the normals to the middle surface....