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Axial Buckling of Cylindrical Shells With Prismatic Imperfections

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P. Bhatia

Santa Fe Engineering Services Company, Orange, Calif.

C. D. Babcock

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, Calif.

J. Appl. Mech 41(3), 731-736 (Sep 01, 1974) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3423380 History: Received December 01, 1973; Online July 12, 2010

Abstract

The effect of prismatic imperfections on the buckling load of circular cylindrical shells under axial compression is examined by considering the problem as one of interaction between panels forming the shell. The imperfections are in the form of flat spots. Numerical results are presented to show the effect of shell geometric parameters and the number, size, and the type of flat spots on the buckling load.

Copyright © 1974 by ASME
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