Phenomenological and Mathematical Modelling of Structural Instabilities by Marcello PignataroPhenomenological and Mathematical Modelling of Structural Instabilities by Marcello Pignataro

Phenomenological and Mathematical Modelling of Structural Instabilities

EditorMarcello Pignataro, Victor Gioncu

Paperback | May 17, 2005

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The book deals with the buckling and post-buckling analysis of slender structures. This topic plays a role of primary importance in the field of applied mechanics due to the increasing use of light-weight structures in civil, industrial and aerospace engineering. The purpose of this work is to present some recent progress in the field of structural instability with regard to both the practical applications and to the transfer of theoretical results to practice. This new approach is expected to be useful both to practical designers and to theoreticians who may come in the future to a more fruitful cooperation. Practical designers are incapable of watching beyond the buckling load of a structure to assess adequate information on its safety. On the other hand, researchers become sometimes infatuated with mathematical modelling and pay scarce attention to the technical problems posed by the industry to the engineer. The purpose of this book is to fill the gap existing between designers and theoreticians.
Title:Phenomenological and Mathematical Modelling of Structural InstabilitiesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:343 pagesPublished:May 17, 2005Publisher:Springer ViennaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3211252924

ISBN - 13:9783211252925

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Table of Contents

Mathematical Modelling of Instability Phenomena (M. Pignataro, G. C. Ruta).- Phenomenological Modelling of Instability (V. Gioncu).- Modelling Buckling Interaction (E. de Miranda Batista).- Computational Asymptotic Post-buckling Analysis of Slender Elastic Stuctures (R. Casciaro).- Mechanical Models for the Subclasses of Catastrophes (Z. Gaspar).