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Deflections and Moments in Rectangular Plates

Following a question here I have compared tabulated coefficients for deflections and bending moments in a rectangular plate with results of a Strand7 analysis using 8 noded plate/shell elements.  The results are summarised below, and in a spreadsheet which also … Continue reading

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Buckling of Tubes – 2

Following on from yesterday’s post, today we’ll look at the buckling of the cylindrical tubes: The tube in this analysis was defined to have a small (0.01 mm) asymmetric bulge at mid height, to initiate buckling.  The video shows that … Continue reading

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