Reference Stress and Temperature for Nonisothermal Creep of Structures

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J. J. Williams

Department of Engineering, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 7RH, England

A. C. F. Cocks

Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England

J. Appl. Mech 46(4), 795-799 (Dec 01, 1979) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3424656 History: Received April 01, 1978; Revised March 01, 1979; Online July 12, 2010


The relationship between the reference stress concept and the nesting surfaces of Calladine and Drucker is examined and the implications for nonisothermal creep are discussed. A method for evaluating a reference stress and temperature is described, which it is argued is more rigorous than methods previously proposed.

Copyright © 1979 by ASME
Topics: Creep , Temperature , Stress
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