Chapter headings. Prefaces. In Memoriam. A Personal Note from the Scientific Editor. From the Rector of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Introduction by the author. Basic Equations of Geometrically Nonlinear Shells. Axisymmetric thermoelastic deformation of shells of revolution. Basic equations for circular plates and spherical caps. Axisymmetric thermoelastic deformation of shallow shells of revolution.
Nonsymmetric shallow homogeneous isotropic caps of revolution
of constant thickness. Qualitative Investigations of Geometrically Nonlinear Shells. Some important properties of shallow spherical caps and circular plates subjected to transverse loads. Reciprocal systems of shallow shells. Properties of reciprocal systems: shallow shells. Nonreciprocal shallow systems. A class of reciprocal systems based on spherical caps subjected to nonsymmetric loading. Some general remarks concerning the properties of reciprocal systems. Reduction of some thermoelastic problems of shallow shells to equivalent elastic problems. Some general properties of elastic, geometrically nonlinear, axisymmetrically deformed shallow caps of revolution. Reciprocal systems of non shallow shells. About the compatibility equations. Nonregular isometric transformations of surfaces and nonregular solutions of the theory of geometrically nonlinear shells. Numerical Investigations of Axisymmetrically Loaded Geometrically Nonlinear Shallow Spherical Caps and Circular Plates (A Survey). Introduction and short survey of numerical methods. Deformation of circular plates under transverse loading. Buckling and postbuckling behavior of circular plates under compression or under a combination of compression and bending. Clamped spherical cap subjected to uniform external pressure. Clamped spherical caps under concentrated loads at the apex, axisymmetric line loads, and miscellaneous case. Caps with a movable clamped e