Engineering and Technology Quarterly Reviews

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Published: 10 February 2021

Application of Uniformly Valid Shell Theory

Samuel W Chung, Hyun-ho Ju

University of Utah (USA), Dong Guk University (South Korea)

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Pages: 10-23

Keywords: Shell Theory, circular cylindrical shell, applicability


For the purpose of demonstrating the applicability of the previously derived theories, the problem of a laminated circular cylindrical shell under internal pressure and edge loadings will be examined. The cylinder is assumed to consist of boron/epoxy composite layers. Each layer is taken to be homogeneous but anisotropic with an arbitrary orientation of the elastic axes. We need not consider the restriction of the symmetry of the layering due to the non-homogeneity considered in the original development of the theory expressed by the constitutive equations. Thus, each layer can possess a different thickness.


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