THERMAL STRESSES AND DEFLECTIONS OF CROSS-PLY LAMINATED PLATES USING REFINED PLATE THEORIES
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Exact analytical solutions of refined plate theories are developed to study the thermal stresses and deflections of cross-ply rectangular plates. The state-space approach in conjunction with the Levy method is used to solve exactly the governing equations of the theories under various boundary conditions. Numerical results of the higher-order theory of Reddy for thermal stresses and deflections are compared with those obtained using the classical and first-order plate theories. © 1991 Taylor & Francis Group, LLC.
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Khdeir, A. A., & Reddy, J. N.