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Non-linear first yield analysis of circular plates subjected to combined uniform pressure and edge compression.

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>1997
<mark>Journal</mark>Computers and Structures
Issue number4
Number of pages5
Pages (from-to)769-773
<mark>Original language</mark>English


The large deflection axisymmetric circular plate equations are solved using a finite-difference implementation of the dynamic relaxation (DR) algorithm. The numerical solution is combined with the von Mises yield criterion to provide first yield data for the case of uniform in-plane compression combined with uniform transverse pressure. Data in the form of nondimensional interaction curves are provided for simply supported and clamped plates and for a range of initial deflection amplitudes and slenderness ratios.