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Axial Loading of Bonded Rubber Blocks

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J. M. Horton

Reflecting Roadstuds, Ltd., Boothtown, Halifax HX3 6TR, UK

G. E. Tupholme, M. J. C. Gover

School of Computing and Mathematics, University of Bradford, Bradford BD7 1DP, UK

J. Appl. Mech 69(6), 836-843 (Oct 31, 2002) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1507769 History: Received October 30, 2001; Revised May 22, 2002; Online October 31, 2002
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
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Figures

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Cross section of the block through the y=0 plane: undeformed (dashed), deformed (solid)
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Superposition of Cases A and B
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Comparison of the deformed profiles (a) when S=0.1, 0.2, 0.4, 0.8 and 1.6 (b) when S=1.6, 3.2, 6.4, 12.8 and 25.6
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Comparison of the deformed profiles with parabolic curves (a) when S=0.1 (b) when S=1.6
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Comparison of the exact values of Ea with the approximate values Ea′(GL) as S varies
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Variation of Aσzz/F with r/a at the mid-height section
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Variation of Aσrr/F with z/h at r/a=0.9
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Variation of Aσzz/F with z/h at r/a=0.9
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Variation of σrz with r/a at the bonded ends

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