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A General Theory of Optimal Plastic Design

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William Prager

Department of the Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Sciences, University of California, San Diego, LaJolla, Calif.

R. T. Shield

Division of Engineering and Applied Science, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, Calif.

J. Appl. Mech 34(1), 184-186 (Mar 01, 1967) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3607621 History: Received March 07, 1966; Online September 14, 2011

Abstract

The method of optimal plastic design used by Marçal and Prager [1] is reviewed and generalized to arbitrary one and two-dimensional plastic structures, and the uniqueness of optimal designs is discussed.

Copyright © 1967 by ASME
Topics: Design
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