Accession Number : ADA019499

Title :   Direct Formulation of Some Two-Dimensional Theories of Mechanics.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV BERKELEY DEPT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s) : Naghdi,P. M.

Report Date : SEP 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 57

Abstract : This paper is based on a lecture concerning a direct formulation (rather than a derivation from the three-dimensional equations) of some two-dimensional theories of mechanics with particular reference to thin elastic shells and to the propagation of fairly long water waves.

Descriptors :   *Elastic shells, *Water waves, Partial differential equations, Propagation, Response, Continuum mechanics, Approximation

Subject Categories : Fluid Mechanics
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE