Accession Number:

AD0687186

Title:

NATURAL STRAINS AND STRESSES FOR TRAPEZOIDAL STRUCTURES ANALYSIS.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept. 1 Jan-31 Mar 68,

Corporate Author:

LIEGE UNIV (BELGIUM) LABORATOIRE DE TECHNIQUES AERONAUTIQUES ET SPATIALES

Report Date:

1969-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

46.0

Abstract:

The paper presents a tool to study the tapered structures by the direct stiffness method. It appears that a natural coordinate system is convenient to simplify the boundary conditions and in consequence the analytic calculations. The development of a particular element is taken as example and illustrated in details the tapered spar. By means of the special coordinate system the conformity with the already developed cover sheets quadratic elements, linear elements is easily realized. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Structural Engineering and Building Technology
  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE