9780792321132-0792321138-The Behavior of Shells Composed of Isotropic and Composite Materials (Solid Mechanics and Its Applications (18))

The Behavior of Shells Composed of Isotropic and Composite Materials (Solid Mechanics and Its Applications (18))

ISBN-13: 9780792321132
ISBN-10: 0792321138
Edition: 1993
Author: Vinson, Jack R.
Publication date: 1992
Publisher: Springer
Format: Hardcover 567 pages
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ISBN-13: 9780792321132
ISBN-10: 0792321138
Edition: 1993
Author: Vinson, Jack R.
Publication date: 1992
Publisher: Springer
Format: Hardcover 567 pages

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Acknowledged authors Vinson, Jack R. wrote The Behavior of Shells Composed of Isotropic and Composite Materials (Solid Mechanics and Its Applications (18)) comprising 567 pages back in 1992. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 0792321138 and 9780792321132. Since then The Behavior of Shells Composed of Isotropic and Composite Materials (Solid Mechanics and Its Applications (18)) textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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Shell structures are used in all phases of structures, from space vehicles to deep submergence hulls, from nuclear reactors to domes on sport arenas and civic buildings. With new materials and manufacturing methods, curved thin walled structures are being used increasingly.
This text is a graduate course in the theory of shells. It covers shells of isotropic materials, such as metal alloys and plastics, and shells of composite materials, such as fibre reinforced polymer, metal or ceramic matrix materials. It provides the essential information for an understanding of the underlying theory, and solution of some of the basic problems. It also provides a basis to study the voluminous shell literature. Beyond being primarily a textbook, it is intended also for self study by practising engineers who would like to learn more about the behaviour of shells.
The book has two parts: Part I deals with shells of isotropic materials. In this part the mathematical formulations are introduced involving curvilinear coordinates. The techniques of solutions and resulting behavior is compared to planar thin walled isotropic structures such as plates and beams.
Part II then treats the behavior of shells, involving anisotropic composite materials, so widely used today. The analysis involves the complications due to the many elastic constants, effects of transverse shear deformation, thermal thickening and offer effects arising from the properties of composite materials.

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