Accession Number : AD0672918

Title :   LARGE DEFORMATION SOLUTIONS FOR AN ELASTIC COSSERAT SURFACE.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV BERKELEY DIV OF APPLIED MECHANICS

Personal Author(s) : Naghdi,P. M. ; Crochet,M. J.

Report Date : JUN 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 58

Abstract : A discussion is given of a class of static and dynamic solutions for finite isothermal deformation of an elastic Cosserat surface. The constitutive equations used are those for a Cosserat surface with holohedral isotropy. In all cases considered, the displacement gradients and the director displacements are assumed to be independent of surface coordinates. The solutions mainly concern problems associated with cylindrical and spherical surfaces. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SURFACES, DEFORMATION), ELASTIC PROPERTIES, THEORY, FREE ENERGY, BENDING, CYLINDRICAL BODIES, SPHERES

Subject Categories : Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE