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Calculation of large deflection of plates

  1. Oct 27, 2011 #1
    I want to calculate/preparing a spread sheet for large deflection of simple supported plates. I search for too many documents but all of them for small deflection d≤ t\2 (d deflection, t thickness of sheet). I found a web site http://www.xcalcs.com/cgi-bin/tutti/x3calcs.cgi?d=i_4_2_1_0_0&l=en but it is not clear how found coefficient in formulas. b/a etc.

    Thanks in advance for cooperations
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  3. Oct 27, 2011 #2


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    Large deflection theory for plates (or beams for that matter) is very complex mathematically.

    See the link: http://www.ewp.rpi.edu/hartford/~bakm/PS/08_large.pdf [Broken]
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