Accession Number : AD0666103

Title :   THE LINEAR ELASTIC COSSERAT SURFACE AND SHELL THEORY.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV BERKELEY DIV OF APPLIED MECHANICS

Personal Author(s) : Green,A. E. ; Naghdi,P. M.

Report Date : NOV 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 20

Abstract : The linearized theory of an elastic Cosserat surface is discussed emphasizing its relevance to the classical problem of the linear theory of elastic shells (and plates) regarded as three dimensional bodies. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SHELLS(STRUCTURAL FORMS), ELASTIC PROPERTIES), KINEMATICS, BOUNDARY VALUE PROBLEMS, FREE ENERGY, METAL PLATES, STRAIN(MECHANICS), SURFACES, STRESSES

Subject Categories : Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE