ISBN-10:
0471429899
ISBN-13:
9780471429890
Pub. Date:
01/09/2004
Publisher:
Wiley
Theories and Applications of Plate Analysis: Classical, Numerical and Engineering Methods / Edition 1

Theories and Applications of Plate Analysis: Classical, Numerical and Engineering Methods / Edition 1

by Rudolph Szilard

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ISBN-13: 9780471429890
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/09/2004
Edition description: Book & CD
Pages: 1056
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.60(h) x 2.40(d)

About the Author

RUDOLPH SZILARD, Dr.-ING., P.E., is Emeritus Professor ofStructural Mechanics at the University of Hawaii, and retiredchairman of the Structural Mechanics Department at the Universityof Dortmund, Germany. His long and illustrious career in bothacademia and in the professional practice of engineering includesserving as a senior structural engineer with the noted firm ofAmmann and Whitney, as well as authoring numerous scientific papersand eight books on structural mechanics. Dr. Szilard was therecipient of a "Senior Fellowship Award" by the A. von HumboldtFoundation, Germany.

Table of Contents

Preface.

Principal Notations and Graphical Symbols.

Units.

Introduction.

Historical Background.

PART I. PLATE THEORIES AND ANALYTICAL SOLUTIONS OF STATIC,LINEAR-ELASTIC PLATE PROBLEMS.

Chapter 1. Elastic Plate Theories and Their GoverningDifferential Equations.

Chapter 2. Exact and Series Solutions of the GoverningDifferential Equations.

Chapter 3. Further Plate Problems and Their ClassicalSolutions.

Chapter 4. Energy Methods for Solution of LateralDeflections.

PART II. NUMERICAL METHODS FOR SOLUTIONS OF STATIC,LINEAR-ELASTIC PLATE PROBLEMS.

Chapter 5. Finite Differences Methods.

Chapter 6. Gridwork and Framework Methods.

Chapter 7. The Finite Element Method.

Chapter 8. Classical Finite Strip Method.

Chapter 9. The Boundary Element Method.

PART III. ADVANCED TOPICS.

Chapter 10. Linear Considerations.

Chapter 11. Nonlinear Aspects.

PART IV. ENGINEERING SOLUTION PROCEDURES.

Chapter 12. Practical Design Methods.

Chapter 13. Yield-Line Method.

PART V. DYNAMIC A NALYSIS OF ELASTIC PLATES.

Chapter 14. Classical and Energy Methods in DynamicAnalysis.

Chapter 15. Numerical Methods in Plate Dynamics.

PART VI. BUCKLING OF PLATES.

Chapter 16. Fundamentals of Stability Analysis.

Appendix.

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