Accession Number : AD0434754


Title :   FURTHER STUDIES OF THE MOMENT-THRUST-CURVATURE RELATIONSHIP,


Corporate Author : LEHIGH UNIV BETHLEHEM PA FRITZ ENGINEERING LAB


Personal Author(s) : Lay,M G ; Gimsing,N


Report Date : Jan 1964


Pagination or Media Count : 46


Abstract : The relationship between bending moment, axial force and curvature is basic to the study of structures. The problem has been solved theoretically in a number of ways, but the experimental aspect has received less attention. This report gives some experimental confirmation of the predicted behavior. It is found that, on an overall scale, the existing theories provide an adequate representation of the behavior, although allowance must be made for the occurrence of local buckling. On a localized scale the agreement between test and theory is not consistently reliable, and it becomes apparent that the overall theory is an average representation of the number of dissimilar conditions. However, this average representation appears adequate for most structural purposes. (Author)


Descriptors :   *STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS , *STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES , STEEL , MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS , DEFORMATION , MOMENTS , BUCKLING , STRUCTURES , ELASTIC PROPERTIES , PLASTIC PROPERTIES , BEAMS(STRUCTURAL) , COMPRESSIVE PROPERTIES , TENSILE PROPERTIES


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE