Optimal Design of Trusses According to a Plastic Shakedown Criterion

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Luigi Palizzolo

Dipartimento di Ingegneria Strutturale e Geotecnica (DISEG), Università degli Studi di Palermo, Viale delle Scienze, 90128 Palermo, Italye-mail: palizzol@stru.diseg.unipa.it

J. Appl. Mech 71(2), 240-246 (May 05, 2004) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1687386 History: Received December 02, 2002; Revised October 13, 2003; Online May 05, 2004
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Typical Bree-like diagrams: (a) mechanical cyclic load; (b) thermal cyclic load
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The truss structure: geometry and load condition
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Limit design: (a) the optimal structure; (b) the Bree diagram
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Plastic shakedown design: (a) the optimal structure; (b) the Bree diagram




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