A New Approach to the Analysis of the Deflection of Thin Cantilevers

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R. Frisch-Fay

School of Civil Engineering, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

J. Appl. Mech 28(1), 87-90 (Mar 01, 1961) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3640472 History: Received August 24, 1959; Online September 16, 2011


The paper proposes a new method for the calculation of large deflections. Slender bars under point loads are traced back to the strut problem, thus bypassing the solution of nonlinear differential equations.

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