Saint-Venant Decay Rates for the Rectangular Cross Section Rod

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N. G. Stephen

School of Engineering Sciences, Mechanical Engineering, The University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK

P. J. Wang

School of Mechanical, Materials, Manufacturing Engineering and Management, The University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK

J. Appl. Mech 71(3), 429-433 (Jun 22, 2004) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1687794 History: Received January 22, 2003; Revised October 28, 2003; Online June 22, 2004
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Grahic Jump Location
Semi-infinite elastic rod of rectancxgular cross section subject to self-equilibrated load on the end z=0, and repeating cell of length lc
Grahic Jump Location
Self-equilibrated twisting moment on the end z=0; aspect ratio a/b<1



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