A Closed Contour With No Warping: A Common Feature in all Confocally Elliptical Hollow Sections

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T. Chen, Y. J. Kung

Department of Civil Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan 70101, Taiwan

J. Appl. Mech 69(6), 859-862 (Oct 31, 2002) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1504095 History: Received August 27, 2001; Revised April 03, 2002; Online October 31, 2002
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
Topics: Torsion , Warping
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Grahic Jump Location
A schematic illustration of a confocally elliptical hollow section mapping onto a concentric circle



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