Geometrically non-linear transient analysis of laminated, doubly curved shells Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • A dynamic, shear deformation theory of a doubly curved shell is used to develop a finite element for geometrically non-linear (in the von Karman sense) transient analysis of laminated composite shells. The element is employed to determine the transient response of spherical and cylindrical shells with various boundary conditions and loading. The effect of shear deformation and geometric non-linearity on the transient response is investigated. The numerical results presented here for transient analysis of laminated composite shells should serve as references for future investigations. © 1985.

author list (cited authors)

  • Reddy, J. N., & Chandrashekhara, K.

citation count

  • 100

publication date

  • January 1985