Viscoelastic Shrinkage Stress in Soil-Cement Base
Engineers generally consider cracking in soil-cement bases to be caused by stresses induced by shrinkage and ambient temperature. When the shrinkage is assumed to be proportional to the...

Asymptotic Stability Analysis of Viscoelastic Systems
Based on the equivalent energy stability criteria formulated elsewhere by the writer and by others, three approximate techniques are presented herein for the asymptotic stability analysis...

Finite Elements and Dynamic Viscoelasticity
A finite element displacement formulation is presented for the direct determination of the dynamic response of structural systems composed of linear viscoelastic materials. The material...

Creep Deflection of Reinforced Concrete Beams
A procedure is outlined for predicting the time-dependent deflection of statically determinate, singly reinforced concrete beams subjected either to long-term sustained load or to repeated...

Deformation and Stability of Viscoelastic Soil Media
Linear viscoelasticity is a more resalistic representation than linear elasticity in studying the deformation and stability problems of saturated cohesive soil media. The linear viscoelastic...

Large Deflections of Viscoelastic Rings
A method for the determination of finite deflections and associated moments in a circular ring of a linearly viscoelastic material is presented. The analysis is restricted to small strains....

Structural Dampers
The damping characteristic of a particular designed damper was measured. Test set-up and the experimental procedures are discussed. Tests were carried out at a constant frequency and amplitude....

Linear Viscoelastic Boundary Value Problems
In most published works on viscoelastic stress analysis the constitutive equations of the materials are expressed in linear differential operator forms. However, due to the mathematical...

Viscoelastic Properties of Snow and Sand
The frequency dependence of dynamic properties of the viscoelastic solids is studied based on the theory of linear viscoelasticity. The variation of dynamic moduli, viscosity, and the...

Analysis of Three-Layer Viscoelastic Half-Space
The analysis of a three-layer linear viscoelastic half-space under a uniformly distributed circular load is presented. Such an analysis is an essential step in the development of a rational...

Viscoleastic Layered System Subject to Moving Loads
A layered system composed of a linear viscoelastic layer and linear elastic supporting foundation is considered—the layer being described by a classical thin plate and the foundation as...

Viscoelastic Fluid Flow in the Entrance of A Tube
A semi-empirical method is presented which permits the prediction of the entrance length and entrance pressure drop of laminar flow of non-Newtonian viscoelastic fluid into the entrance...

Analysis of Consolidation by Rate Process Theory
The time-deformation behavior in one-dimensional consolidation tests is analyzed by considering the soil structure resistance as a visco-elastic system. The viscous flow is assumed to...

Vibration of a Viscoelastic Timoshenko Beam
Coupled equations for vibrations of a linear viscoelastic Timoshenko beam of an incompressible material are obtained by replacing the elastic moduli by viscoelastic operators. Time-variables...

Viscoelastic Wave Interaction with Cylindrical Cavity
Stresses at a free-field point and on the boundary of a circular hole in a viscoelastic plate subjected to air shock loading were determined by photoviscoelastic and moiré methods. The...

Interaction of Continuous Frames and Soil Media
A solution to the response of fully continuous orthogonal space frames supported on a viscoelastic soil media is presented. Matrix expressions containing slope-deflection equilibrium equations...

Dynamic Response of Beam on Viscoelastic Subgrade
Initial elasticity and restricted viscous flow of a subgrade greatly influence the dynamic response of a Bernoulli-Euler beam supported by such a subgrade. The beam is of infinite length...

Analysis of a Two-Layer Viscoelastic System
The theory of stresses and displacements in a two-layer linear viscoelastic medium is defined for quasi-static loading, full continuity at the layer interface, and variable material compressibility....

On a Kind of Hysteretic Damping
Slightly nonlinear materials and structures with purely hysteretic damping, subjected to harmonic disturbances, are examined. It is shown that a load-deformation or stress-strain relation,...

Dynamic Response Functions
Visco-elastic, shear, and rotatory inertia effects are introduced into the Laplace transforms of the response functions for lattice structures. The response functions are written in a...