Flexural–torsional behavior of thin-walled composite space frames

Vo, Thuc and Lee, Jaehong (2009) Flexural–torsional behavior of thin-walled composite space frames. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 51 (11–12). 837 - 845. ISSN 0020-7403

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmecsci.2009.09.019

Abstract

A general analytical model based on the first-order shear deformable beam theory applicable to thin-walled composite space frames with arbitrary lay-ups under external loads is presented. This model accounts for all the structural coupling coming from the material anisotropy. The seven governing equations are derived from the principle of the stationary value of total potential energy. A displacement-based one-dimensional 14 degree-of-freedom space beam model which includes the effects of shear deformation, warping is developed to solve the problem. Numerical results are obtained to investigate the effects of fiber orientation on flexural–torsional responses of thin-walled composite space frame under vertical load.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Thin-walled composite space frames, shear deformation, flexural–torsional responses
Subjects: H200 Civil Engineering
H300 Mechanical Engineering
H400 Aerospace Engineering
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Mechanical and Construction Engineering
Depositing User: Thuc Vo
Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2013 08:33
Last Modified: 14 May 2017 02:40
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/13369

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