Triangular Plates Analyzed by Point Matching

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H. D. Conway

Cornell University, Ithaca, N. Y.

J. Appl. Mech 29(4), 755-756 (Dec 01, 1962) (2 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3640670 History: Received March 30, 1962; Online September 16, 2011


This brief note analyzes uniformly loaded triangular plates with either clamped or simply supported edges using a special adaptation of the point-matching technique, the functions satisfying the differential equation, also being chosen to satisfy exactly the boundary conditions on one edge. Numerical results are tabulated for three geometries.

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