Theories and Analyses Thick Hyperbolic Paraboloidal Composite Shells


This paper presents the stress resultants of hyperbolic paraboloidal shells using higher order shear deformation theory recently developed by Zannon [1]-[3]. The equilibrium equations of motion use Hamilton’s minimum energy principle for a simply supported cross-ply structure by Zannon (TSDTZ) [2] [3]. The results are calculated for orthotropic, two-ply unsymmetrical [90/0] shells. The extensional, bending and coupling stiffness parameters are calculated using MATLAB algorithm for laminated composite hyperbolic paraboloidal shells. A comparison of the present study with other researchers in the literature is given, and is in good agreement.

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Zannon, M. , Al-Shutnawi, B. and Alrabaiah, H. (2015) Theories and Analyses Thick Hyperbolic Paraboloidal Composite Shells. American Journal of Computational Mathematics, 5, 80-85. doi: 10.4236/ajcm.2015.52006.

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