Analytical solution for bending stress intensity factor in an orthotropic elastic plate containing a crack and subjected to concentrated moments

Chattopadhyay, Lalitha (2007) Analytical solution for bending stress intensity factor in an orthotropic elastic plate containing a crack and subjected to concentrated moments. Archive of Applied Mechanics, 77 (1). pp. 49-62. ISSN 0939-1533

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Abstract

The problem of estimating the bending stress distribution in the neighborhood of a crack located on a single line in an orthotropic elastic plate of constant thickness subjected to out-of-plane concentrated moments is examined. Using classical plate theory and integral transform techniques, the general formulae for the bending moment and twisting moment in an elastic plate containing cracks located on a single line are derived. The solution is obtained in a closed form for the case in which there is a single crack in an infinite plate subjected to symmetric concentrated moments.

Item Type: Article
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Plates (structural components);Stress intensity factors;Cracks;Stresses;Bending moments;Integral equations;13; Mathematical transformations;Bending stress distribution;Classical plate theory;Orthotropic plates;Twisting moment
Subjects: ENGINEERING > Structural Mechanics
Depositing User: MS Jayashree S
Date Deposited: 12 Apr 2010
Last Modified: 07 Jun 2010 08:03
URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/4160

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