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Structural Impact

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  • Date Published: April 2011
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  • isbn: 9780511869945

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  • Structural Impact is concerned with the behaviour of structures and components subjected to large dynamic loads which produce inelastic deformation. This field is of particular interest for the crash-worthiness design of aircraft, buses, cars, trains, ships and marine structures, and the energy absorbing characteristics of various components for a wide variety of safety calculations. The book begins by introducing rigid plastic methods of analysis for the static behaviour and dynamic response of beams, plates and shells. This is followed by discussions of various phenomena of importance in structural impact, the influence of transverse shear, rotatory inertia, finite-displacements and material strain rate sensitivity. Dynamic progressive buckling and dynamic plastic buckling are also discussed. The book will be of value to anyone working in industries where safety due to structural impact is important.

    • Paperback edition of highly praised mechanical engineering monograph
    • Author well known internationally for his work in this field
    • Favourable reviews of the hardback
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    'The wealth of knowledge displayed in the book for this price is incredible. I wish more books like this would appear on the market … This book is highly recommended to all structural engineers who are analysing and designing ductile structures under dynamic and impactive loads.' M. Y. H. Bangash, The Structural Engineer

    ' … a good book for teaching but also for practising engineers in industry or research designing structures … safety critical applications.' Materials and Design

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    • Date Published: April 2011
    • format: Adobe eBook Reader
    • isbn: 9780511869945
    • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
  • Table of Contents

    1. Static plastic behaviour of beams
    2. Static plastic behaviour of plates and shells
    3. Dynamic plastic behaviour of beams
    4. Dynamic plastic behaviour of plates
    5. Dynamic plastic behaviour of shells
    6. Influence of transverse shear and rotatory inertia
    7. Influence of finite displacements
    8. Strain rate sensitive behaviour of materials
    9. Dynamic progressive buckling
    10. Dynamic plastic buckling
    11. Scaling laws.

  • Author

    Norman Jones, University of Liverpool

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