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Nonlinear behavior of cylinder-plate junction on tensionless elastic subgrade

Waly, Hassan Aly Hassan (1992) Nonlinear behavior of cylinder-plate junction on tensionless elastic subgrade. Masters thesis, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals.

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The problem of a cylinder-plate junction resting on tensionless elastic subgrade and subjected to point load and point moment that act at the top edge of the cylinder is investigated. An energy minimization technique is utilized to analyze the plate subgrade system. A displacement function for the plate is assumed in terms of generalized Bassel functions in the radial direction and Fourier series in the angular direction. The solution for a thin circular cylinder is obtained according to the equations derived by Flugge for this problem. The solution of the cylinder-plate junction is accomplished by achieving the continuity conditions at the cylinder-plate interface for the displacements and the edge forces. A computer program is developed to solve the problem iteratively, but efficiently, to predict the nonlinear behavior produced by the loss of contact between the plate and the unbound subgrade. Numerical results will be presented to show the validity and accuracy of the utilized approach.



Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Date:January 1992
Date Type:Completion
Subjects:Civil Engineering
Divisions:College Of Engineering Sciences > Civil Engineering Dept
Creators:Waly, Hassan Aly Hassan
Committee Advisor:Khathlan, A. A.
Committee Members:Baluch, Mohammad H. and Al-Musallam, Abdullah A.
ID Code:10434
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Deposited On:22 Jun 2008 17:04
Last Modified:30 Apr 2011 15:34

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