Accession Number : AD0754803

Title :   On the Derivation of Shell Theories by Direct Approach,

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV BERKELEY DEPT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s) : Green,A. E. ; Naghdi,P. M.

Report Date : DEC 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : A constrained theory of shells by a direct approach, based on a general theory of a Cosserat surface, is derived and its relation to other recent developments obtained by direct procedures is indicated. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ELASTIC SHELLS, DEFORMATION), SURFACES, CONTINUUM MECHANICS, EQUATIONS OF MOTION, TENSOR ANALYSIS

Subject Categories : Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE