DescriptionThis book by a renowned structural engineer offers comprehensive coverage of both static and dynamic analysis of plate behavior, including classical, numerical, and engineering solutions. It contains more than 100 worked examples showing step by step how the various types of analysis are performed.
Principal Notations and Graphical Symbols.
PART I. PLATE THEORIES AND ANALYTICAL SOLUTIONS OF STATIC, LINEAR-ELASTIC PLATE PROBLEMS.
Chapter 1. Elastic Plate Theories and Their Governing Differential Equations.
Chapter 2. Exact and Series Solutions of the Governing Differential Equations.
Chapter 3. Further Plate Problems and Their Classical Solutions.
Chapter 4. Energy Methods for Solution of Lateral Deflections.
PART II. NUMERICAL METHODS FOR SOLUTIONS OF STATIC, LINEAR-ELASTIC PLATE PROBLEMS.
Chapter 5. Finite Differences Methods.
Chapter 6. Gridwork and Framework Methods.
Chapter 7. The Finite Element Method.
Chapter 8. Classical Finite Strip Method.
Chapter 9. The Boundary Element Method.
PART III. ADVANCED TOPICS.
Chapter 10. Linear Considerations.
Chapter 11. Nonlinear Aspects.
PART IV. ENGINEERING SOLUTION PROCEDURES.
Chapter 12. Practical Design Methods.
Chapter 13. Yield-Line Method.
PART V. DYNAMIC A NALYSIS OF ELASTIC PLATES.
Chapter 14. Classical and Energy Methods in Dynamic Analysis.
Chapter 15. Numerical Methods in Plate Dynamics.
PART VI. BUCKLING OF PLATES.
Chapter 16. Fundamentals of Stability Analysis.