Accession Number : AD0007084


Title :   LIMIT ANALYSIS AND DESIGN


Corporate Author : BROWN UNIV PROVIDENCE RI DIV OF APPLIED MATHEMATICS


Personal Author(s) : Prager, William


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/007084.pdf


Report Date : Nov 1952


Pagination or Media Count : 18


Abstract : The basic concepts are discussed of limit analysis and limit de sign of reinforced concrete beams and frames. Many of these problems can be treated geometrically in terms of the safe domain in load space. The procedure is illustrated by a typical frame example. The method is adequate whenever the plastic deformation of the structure can be described in terms of 2 elementary mechanisms. When there are 3 elementary mechanisms, a 3-dimensional load space must be used.


Descriptors :   *OVERLOAD , *BEAMS(STRUCTURAL) , *PLASTIC DEFORMATION , FRAMES , REINFORCED CONCRETE , SAFETY


Subject Categories : Mechanics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE