Counterintuitive Dynamic Behavior in Elastic-Plastic Structures


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The counterintuitive phenomena of elastic, perfectly plastic beam, circular plate and square plate are investigated numerically and experimentally. The unsteady areas and uncertainty of response are observed numerically. At the end, the law of thermodynamics and the theorem of Lyapunov instability are employed to state the formation mechanism of counterintuitive behavior.



Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 340-341)

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N. Ohno and T. Uehara




G. T. Yang et al., "Counterintuitive Dynamic Behavior in Elastic-Plastic Structures", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 340-341, pp. 269-276, 2007

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June 2007




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