Accession Number : AD0743278

Title :   Basic Research in Methods of Approximation in the Nonlinear Mechanics of Solids and Structures.

Descriptive Note : Annual rept. 1 Jan 71-1 Jan 72,

Corporate Author : ALABAMA UNIV HUNTSVILLE DIV OF GRADUATE PROGRAMS AND RESEARCH

Personal Author(s) : Oden,J. Tinsley

Report Date : JAN 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 88

Abstract : The report summarizes work completed and work in progress on a project aimed at developing general approximate methods for a wide range of nonlinear problems in solid and continuum mechanics. Work is reported in the following areas: Theories of nonlinear structural behavior; Approximation theory; Computational methods; Applications, such as nonlinear solid mechanics and structural dynamics; and, Computer programs.

Descriptors :   (*MECHANICS, APPROXIMATION(MATHEMATICS)), (*VISCOELASTICITY, NUMERICAL ANALYSIS), (*SHELLS(STRUCTURAL FORMS), STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES), CONTINUUM MECHANICS, MECHANICAL WAVES, STABILITY, ELASTIC PROPERTIES, PLASTIC PROPERTIES, STRESSES, STRAIN(MECHANICS), THEORY

Subject Categories : Structural Engineering and Building Technology
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE