Analysis of a Long Thick Orthotropic Circular Cylindrical Shell Panel
An exact three-dimensional elasticity solution has been obtained for an infinitely long, thick transversely isotropic circular cylindrical shell panel, simply supported along the longitudinal edges and subjected to a radial patch load. Using a set of three displacement functions, the boundary value problem is reduced to Bessel's differential equation. Numerical results are presented for different thickness to mean radius ratios and semicentral angles of the shell panel. Classical and first-order shear deformation orthotropic shell theories have been examined in comparison with the present elasticity solution.
K. Chandrashekhara and K. S. Rao, "Analysis of a Long Thick Orthotropic Circular Cylindrical Shell Panel," Journal of Engineering Mechanics, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Jan 1996.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9399(1996)122:6(575)
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