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
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE