Shear Buckling of Sandwich, Fiber Composite and Lattice Columns, Bearings, and Helical Springs: Paradox Resolved

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Z. P. Bažant

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science, Northwestern University, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 e-mail: z-bazant@northwestern.edu

J. Appl. Mech 70(1), 75-83 (Jan 23, 2003) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1509486 History: Received January 30, 2002; Revised May 09, 2002; Online January 23, 2003
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Sandwich column in (a) initial state and (b) deflected state; (c,d) cross-section rotation, shear angle and shear force due to axial load
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Column loaded (a) under load control (e.g., by gravity) and (b) displacement control
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Shear deformation of an element of sandwich column under initial axial forces F=P/2; (a) with second-order axial extension γ2/2, and (b) at no axial extension
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(a) Lateral view of a helical spring and cross sections on which the shear force is defined in Haringx and Engesser theories; (b) shear buckling of an elastomeric bridge bearing
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Left: Column with battens and pin-jointed lattice column. Middle: Shearing of a cell of batten column. Right: Shearing of a cell of lattice column. Top: Shearing with second-order axial extension. Bottom: Shearing with no axial extension.




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