Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Title:||Buckling of intermediate ring supported cylindrical shells under axial compression|
Flügge thin shell theory
Intermediate ring supports
|Citation:||Xiang, Y., Wang, C.M., Lim, C.W., Kitipornchai, S. (2005-03-03). Buckling of intermediate ring supported cylindrical shells under axial compression. Thin-Walled Structures 43 (3) : 427-443. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tws.2004.07.019|
|Abstract:||This paper is concerned with the elastic buckling of axially compressed, circular cylindrical shells with intermediate ring supports. The simple Timoshenko thin shell theory and the more sophisticated Flügge thin shell theory have been adopted in the modeling of the cylindrical shells. We used these two representative theories to examine the sensitivity of the buckling solutions to the different degree of approximations made in shell theories. By dividing the shell into segments at the locations of the ring supports, the state-space technique is employed to derive the solutions for each shell segment and the domain decomposition method utilized to impose the equilibrium and compatibility conditions at the interfaces of the shell segments. First-known exact buckling factors are obtained for cylindrical shells of one and multiple intermediate ring supports and various combinations of boundary conditions. Comparison studies are carried out against benchmark solutions and independent numerical results from ANS YS and p-Ritz analyses. The influence of the locations of the ring supports on the buckling behaviour of the shells is examined. © 2004 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.|
|Source Title:||Thin-Walled Structures|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
Show full item record
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.
checked on May 22, 2018
WEB OF SCIENCETM
checked on May 7, 2018
checked on Feb 25, 2018
Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.