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) : Muki, Rokuro ; Sternberg, Eli

PDF Url : AD0688162

Report Date : Apr 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 45

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.

Descriptors :   *RODS, ANCHORS(STRUCTURAL), ELASTIC PROPERTIES, FORCE(MECHANICS), INTEGRAL EQUATIONS, LOADS(FORCES), PLASTIC PROPERTIES, STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES, VISCOELASTICITY

Subject Categories : Structural Engineering and Building Technology
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE