Some Exact Solutions to the Equations of Nonlinear Thermoelasticity

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H. J. Petroski

Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas

D. E. Carlson

Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, University of Illinois at Urbana, Urbana, Ill.

J. Appl. Mech 37(4), 1151-1154 (Dec 01, 1970) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3408678 History: Received December 10, 1969; Online July 12, 2010


Two independent exact solutions to the coupled, nonlinear equations of general thermoelasticity are presented in the context of definite body shapes. The stress and temperature fields throughout the bodies are exhibited in terms of the material response functions which characterize individual conductors.

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