Smooth Asymmetric Two-Dimensional Indentation of a Finite Elastic Beam

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M. Zhou

Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL 35899

W. P. Schonberg

Civil Engineering Department, University of Missouri-Rolla, Rolla, MO 65409 e-mail: wschon@umr.edu

J. Appl. Mech 68(2), 357-360 (May 31, 2000) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1352068 History: Accepted May 31, 2000; Received May 31, 2000; Revised October 10, 2000
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Grahic Jump Location
Indentation of a finite layer
Grahic Jump Location
Nondimensional displacement comparisons, new model versus old models (Keer and Miller 1; Peck and Schonberg 2), fixed-fixed beams, 2L0/L=1.7,L/h=10.0 and 20.0



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