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Optimal design of symmetrically laminated plates for maximum buckling temperature
(Taylor & Francis, 1997)
The optimal designs of laminated plates subject to nonuniform temperature distributions are givenfor maximum bucklingtemperature. The method ofsolution involves the finite element method based on Mindlin plate theory and ...
Optimal design of symmetric angle-ply laminates subject to nonuniform buckling loads and in-plane restraints
Optimal buckling designs of symmetrically laminated rectangular plates under in-plane uniaxial loads" which have a nonuniform distribution along the edges are presented. In particular, point loads, partial uniJorm loads ...
Multiobjective optimization of laminated plates for maximum prebuckling, buckling and postbuckling strength using continuous and discrete ply angles
The optimal design of uniaxially loaded laminated plates subject to elastic in-plane restraints along the unloaded edges are given for a maximum combination of prebuckling stiffness, postbuckling stiffness and buckling ...
Refined theory of laminated anisotropic shells for the solution of thermal stress problems
(Taylor & Francis, 1999)
A new higher order theory of laminated anisotropic shells for the solution of thermal stress problems that takes into account transverse shear stresses is developed.The theory is based on the kinematic hypotheses that ...
Optimization of symmetric laminates for maximum buckling load including the effects of bending-twisting coupling
Finite element solutions are presented for the optimal design of symmetrically laminated rectangular plates subjected to a combination of simply supported, clamped and free boundary conditions. The design objective is the ...
Stress distribution in continuously heterogeneous thick laminated pressure vessels
Stress analysis of multilayered pressure vessels possessing cylindrical anisotropy and under internal, external and interlaminar pressures is given. The special case when the axis of anisotropy coincides with the axis of ...