Accession Number:

ADA023130

Title:

Dynamic Response of Thin Shells to Suddenly Applied Loads.

Descriptive Note:

Final scientific rept. 1 Mar-31 May 75,

Corporate Author:

CALIFORNIA UNIV SAN DIEGO LA JOLLA DEPT OF APPLIED MECHANICS AND ENGINEERING SCIENCES

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

46.0

Abstract:

Results of research are described for the following three principal program areas 1 Buckling and post-buckling analysis of thin shells. 2 Stress-wave focusing effects in partially-transparent solids due to high-intensity, short-time heating by absorption of pulsed radiant energy. 3 Optimization problems for viscoelastic materials. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE