Accession Number : AD0787538

Title :   Certain Unresolved Problems in the Theory of Elastic Membranes With and Without Reinforcing Cords.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 3 Sep 70-31 Aug 74,

Corporate Author : ILLINOIS UNIV CHICAGO DEPT OF MATERIALS ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s) : Wu,Chien-Heng

Report Date : 03 SEP 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : The final report summarizes basic mathematical investigations conducted at the University of Illinois at Chicago Circle during the period from September 3, 1970 to August 31, 1974. The research covers the general field of elastic membrane theory with emphasis on finding exact solutions, asymptotic analysis and formulating a theory to include the effects of wrinkles.

Descriptors :   *Membranes, *Elastic properties, Numerical analysis, Asymptotic series, Inflatable structures

Subject Categories : Numerical Mathematics
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE