Load-Carrying Capacities of Simply Supported Rectangular Plates

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H. E. Shull

The Pennsylvania State University, Department of Engineering Mechanics, University Park, Pa.

L. W. Hu

The Pennsylvania State University, Department of Engineering Mechanics

J. Appl. Mech 30(4), 617-621 (Dec 01, 1963) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3636628 History: Received December 21, 1962; Online September 16, 2011


The upper and lower bounds on the load-carrying capacities of simply supported rectangular plates with uniformly distributed loads are obtained. The usefulness of Tresca’s yield condition in a problem lacking radial symmetry is demonstrated.

Copyright © 1963 by ASME
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