OPTIMUM PLASTIC DESIGN OF A PORTAL FRAME FOR ALTERNATIVE LOADS.
CALIFORNIA UNIV SAN DIEGO LA JOLLA DEPT OF THE AEROSPACE AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING SCIENCES
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Minimum-weight design of a portal frame for alternative combinations of horizontal and vertical loads is discussed. It is shown that the usual proof of the existence of a Foulkes mechanism as a necessary condition for minimum weight cannot be carried over to this problem. Author
- Structural Engineering and Building Technology