Accession Number:

AD0688162

Title:

ELASTOSTATIC LOAD-TRANSFER TO A HALF-SPACE FROM A PARTIALLY EMBEDDED AXIALLY LOADED ROD

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

CALIFORNIA INST OF TECH PASADENA DIV OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

45.0

Abstract:

This investigation is concerned with the diffusion of an axial load from a bar of arbitrary uniform cross-section that is immersed in, up to a finite depth, and bonded to a semi-infinite solid of distinct elastic properties. The bar is perpendicular to the plane boundary of the embedding medium. The determination of the desired resultant force in the submerged bar- segment is reduced to a Fredholm integral equation by means of an approximative scheme developed and tested earlier in connection with a more elementary three- dimensional load-transfer problem. Extensive numerical results illustrating the decay of the bar-force, appropriate to various choices of the governing geometric and material parameters, are presented for the particular case of a bar of circular cross-section.

Subject Categories:

  • Structural Engineering and Building Technology
  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE