Title

Axisymmetric Plane-Strain Dynamic Response of a Thick Orthotropic Shell

Document Type

Article

Department

Engineering (HMC)

Publication Date

1966

Abstract

The plane‐strain, axisymmetric, thickness‐stretch modes of thick, isotropic and orthotropic elastic shells embedded in a thin elastic casing are investigated. The steady‐state dynamic response of their viscoelastic counterparts is obtained and compared with the response of the elastic shells. Use is made a of a higher‐order shell theory and its accuracy for the lower modes is demonstrated. Finally, the effect of orthotropy on the rapidity of the transition from the free vibrations of a plate to that of a solid elastic circular cylinder is investigated.

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© 1966 Acoustical Society of America