Analysis of an Orthotropic Cylindrical Shell Having a Transversely Isotropic Core Subjected to Axisymmetric Load
A long two-layered circular cylinder having a thin orthotropic outer shell and a thick transversely isotropic core subjected to an axisymmetric radialv line load has been analysed. For analysis of the outer shell the classical thin shell theory was adopted and for analysis of the inner core the elasticity theory was used. The continuity of stresses and deformations at the interface has been satisfied by assumming perfect adhesion between the layers. Numerical results have been presented for two different ratios of outer shell thickness to inner radius and for three different ratios of modulus of elasticity in the radial direction of outer shell to inner core. The results have been compared with the elasticity solution of the same problem to bring out the reliability of this hybrid method.
K. Chandrashekhara and K. Gopalakrishnan, "Analysis of an Orthotropic Cylindrical Shell Having a Transversely Isotropic Core Subjected to Axisymmetric Load," Thin-Walled Structures, Elsevier, Jan 1986.
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