Accession Number : ADA190521

Title :   Symmetry and Global Bifurcation in Nonlinear Solid Mechanics.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Aug 86-31 Jul 87,

Corporate Author : CORNELL UNIV ITHACA N Y CENTER FOR APPLIED MATHEMATICS

Personal Author(s) : Healy, Timothy J

PDF Url : ADA190521

Report Date : 16 Nov 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : Applications of tools from group theory and nonlinear analysis to global bifurcation problems from solid mechanics are summarized. These include both topological and computational approaches for problems involving structural frameworks, strings, rods and 3-dimensional elastic bodies. Keywords: Solid mechanics; Bifurcation; Symmetry; Groups; Structures; Nonlinear analysis.

Descriptors :   *BIFURCATION(MATHEMATICS), COMPUTATIONS, GROUPS(MATHEMATICS), MECHANICS, NONLINEAR ANALYSIS, RODS, TOOLS, TOPOLOGY, ELASTIC PROPERTIES, SYMMETRY, GLOBAL, THREE DIMENSIONAL

Subject Categories : Numerical Mathematics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE