An Improved Numerical Calculation Technique for Large Elastic-Plastic Transient Deformations of Thin Shells: Part 2—Evaluation and Applications

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L. Morino, J. W. Leech

Aeroelastic and Structures Research Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass.; College of Engineering, Boston College, Boston, Mass.

E. A. Witmer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass.

J. Appl. Mech 38(2), 429-436 (Jun 01, 1971) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3408793 History: Received February 23, 1970; Revised June 03, 1970; Online July 12, 2010


Based upon the theoretical formulation presented in Part 1 of this paper, improvements in accuracy and computational efficiency are realized. Comparisons of predictions with experimental transient large deformations and strains show good agreement.

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