Accession Number : AD0691783

Title :   A NOTE ON THE COMPLEMENTARY ENERGY BOUNDING THEOREM FOR TIME INDEPENDENT MATERIALS.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : BROWN UNIV PROVIDENCE R I DIV OF ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s) : Townsend,N. W. ; Martin,J. B.

Report Date : JUN 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 19

Abstract : The complementary energy bounding theorem for time independent materials is reformulated in terms of the external load space and external load paths. This formulation illustrates that the optimum bound obtainable can be identified with a maximum complementary work path in load space. In certain simple cases this optimum bound can be computed directly. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*STRUCTURES, PLASTIC PROPERTIES), LOADS(FORCES), STRAIN(MECHANICS), STRESSES, BOUNDARY VALUE PROBLEMS, THEOREMS

Subject Categories : Structural Engineering and Building Technology
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE