Accession Number : ADA017657

Title :   Minimum Weight Design of Stiffened Circular Cylindrical Shells Subject to Destabilizing Load.

Descriptive Note : Interim rept. 1 Feb 74-31 Jan 75,

Corporate Author : GEORGIA INST OF TECH ATLANTA SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING SCIENCE AND MECHANICS

Personal Author(s) : Simitses,George J. ; Aswani,Mohan ; Giri,Jagannath

Report Date : FEB 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 104

Abstract : This report contains a technical procedure by which one may design a fuselage type stiffened thin curcular cylindrical shell to carry safely a specified destabilizing load (uniform axial compression, uniform pressure, and torsion) individually applied.

Descriptors :   *Fuselages, *Stiffened cylinders, Shells(Structural forms), Dynamic loads, Load distribution, Instability, Thin walls, Compression, Hydrostatic pressure, Torsion, Skin(Structural), Lightweight, Stresses, Yield strength, Ring stiffened cylinders, Trade off analyses, Optimization, Partial differential equations, Matrices(Mathematics)

Subject Categories : Aircraft
      Structural Engineering and Building Technology
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE