Accession Number : AD0703641

Title :   LOAD-TRANSFER AND LOAD-DIFFUSION IN ELASTOSTATICS.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA INST OF TECH PASADENA DIV OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCE

Personal Author(s) : Sternberg,Eli

Report Date : FEB 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 73

Abstract : The paper summarizes a recent sequence of theoretical investigations of plane and spatial load-transfer problems in linear elastostatics. Whereas the two-dimensional problems dealt with here have a particular relevance to aircraft structures, those concerning the transfer of load between a bar and a three-dimensional elastic medium are primarily of interest in connection with civil-engineering structures and have a bearing on the mechanics of fiber-reinforced materials. An attempt is made to assess the role of alternative mathematical models in the treatment of the physical problems under consideration, to sketch the essential features of the required analysis, and to discuss the principal results obtained. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*AIRFRAMES, ELASTIC SHELLS), (*ELASTIC SHELLS, LOADS(FORCES)), REINFORCING MATERIALS, FIBERS, STRESSES, DEFORMATION, ELASTIC PROPERTIES, INTEGRAL TRANSFORMS, DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS, LOAD DISTRIBUTION

Subject Categories : Structural Engineering and Building Technology
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE