Accession Number : AD0705122

Title :   AN ENERGY-DISPLACEMENT INEQUALITY APPLICABLE TO PROBLEMS IN THE DYNAMIC STABILITY OF STRUCTURES,

Corporate Author : BROWN UNIV PROVIDENCE R I DIV OF APPLIED MATHEMATICS

Personal Author(s) : Freund,L. B. ; Plaut,R. H.

Report Date : 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : An inequality is derived which relates the strain energy of an elastic beam to its displacement. Generalizations to other structures and applications to problems of dynamic stability are discussed.

Descriptors :   (*BEAMS(STRUCTURAL), DEFORMATION), LOADS(FORCES), DISLOCATIONS, STRAIN(MECHANICS), BOUNDARY VALUE PROBLEMS, INEQUALITIES, ELASTIC PROPERTIES

Subject Categories : Structural Engineering and Building Technology
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE