Accession Number : AD0438856


Title :   ON THE MECHANISM OF BUCKLING OF A CIRCULAR CYLINDRICAL SHELL UNDER LONGITUDINAL IMPACT.


Descriptive Note : Final rept.,


Corporate Author : GENERAL ELECTRIC CO PHILADELPHIA PA MISSILE AND SPACE DIV


Personal Author(s) : Coppa,Anthony P


Report Date : 30 Jun 1961


Pagination or Media Count : 46


Abstract : Contents: Stresses Due To Impact; Impact By an Infinite Mabs: Initiation of instability, Critical length for inextensional buckling, Postbuckling behavior, Secondary buckling, Effect of internal pressure; Impact By a Finite Mass: Instability, Postbuckling behavoir, Secondary buckling; and Experimental buckling behavior: Buckling at the impacted end, Inextensional nature of buckling, and Change of buckle pattern during postbuckling. (Author)


Descriptors :   *SHELLS(STRUCTURAL FORMS) , BUCKLING , CYLINDRICAL BODIES , REENTRY VEHICLES , STRESSES , DEFORMATION


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE