Acta Mechanica Sinica

, Volume 6, Issue 4, pp 333–342 | Cite as

Analysis of the large deflection dynamic plastic response of simply-supported circular plates by the “membrane factor method

  • Yu Tongxi
  • Chen Faliang


Based on energy equilibrium, a new procedure called the Membrane Factor Method is developed to analyze the dynamic plastic response of plates with deflections in the range where both bending moments and membrane forces are important. The final deflection of a simply-supported circular rigid-plastic plate loaded by a uniformly distributed impulse is obtained. In comparison with other approximate solutions, the present results are found to be simpler and in better agreement with the corresponding experimental values reoorded by Florence.

Key Words

dynamic plastic response of plates large deflection Membrane Factor Method 


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© Chinese Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yu Tongxi
    • 1
  • Chen Faliang
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of MechanicsPeking UniversityBeijingChina

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