Plasticity for Engineers

Plasticity for Engineers

Theory and Applications

1st Edition - September 1, 2000

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  • Author: C. R. Calladine
  • eBook ISBN: 9780857099709

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This book focuses on the plastic property of materials, and the way in which structures made of such material behave under load. It is intended for civil, mechanical, electro-mechanical, marine, and aeronautical engineers for under-graduate or post-graduate courses or research, and professionals in industry. Professor Calladine, from long experience in teaching, research and industry, here delivers a readable and authoritative account of theory and applications. He presents the classical "perfect plasticity material" as a model of irreversible mechanical behaviour, using this perfect plasticity property to analyse a range of continuum structural problems and metal-forming processes relevant to engineering practice.


Civil, mechanical, electro-mechanical, marine, and aeronautical engineers

Table of Contents

  • Introduction; Specification of an ideal plastic material; Features of the behaviour of structures made of idealised elastic-plastic material; Theorems of plastic theory; Rotating discs; Torsion; Indentation problems; Introduction to slip-line fields; Circular plates under transverse loading; Metal-forming processes: Wire drawing and extrusion; Effects of changes in geometry; Wider scope of plastic theory and design; Appendices: The Mohr stress circle; Virtual work; Corresponding loads and deflections; Proportional loading; Notation for 3-D stress; Symbols, units and conversion factors; Answers to problems; Index.

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  • No. of pages: 328
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Woodhead Publishing 2000
  • Published: September 1, 2000
  • Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
  • eBook ISBN: 9780857099709

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C. R. Calladine

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