Flexure of a Pressurized Tube

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D. J. Steigmann

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2G8

J. Appl. Mech 57(4), 1099-1100 (Dec 01, 1990) (2 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2897639 History: Accepted July 06, 1989; Received July 06, 1989; Online March 31, 2008


In this note we study the theory of combined flexure and pressurization of an initially cylindrical elastic membrane of circular cross-section. For the case of homogeneous material and uniform pressure, we obtain first integrals of the equations of equilibrium.

Copyright © 1990 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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