Asymptotic theory for thin two-ply shells

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  • David J. Steigmann Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.15625/0866-7136/15337

Keywords:

laminated shells, asymptotic expansion

Abstract

We develop an asymptotic model for the finite-deformation, small-strain response of thin laminated shells composed of two perfectly bonded laminae that exhibit reflection symmetry of the material properties with respect to an interfacial surface. No a priori hypotheses are made concerning the kinematics of deformation. The asymptotic procedure culminates in a generalization of Koiter's well-known shell theory to accommodate the laminated structure, and incorporates a rigorous limit model for pure bending.

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Published

27-09-2020

How to Cite

Steigmann, D. J. (2020). Asymptotic theory for thin two-ply shells. Vietnam Journal of Mechanics, 42(3), 269–282. https://doi.org/10.15625/0866-7136/15337

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Scientific articles dedicated to Professor J.N. Reddy