Solving Symbolic and Numerical Problems in the Theory of Shells with Mathematica®

  • Ryszard A. Walentyński
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2630)


The theory of shells describes the behaviour (displacement, deformation and stress analysis) of thin bodies (thin walled structures) defined in the neighbourhood of a curved surface in the 3D space. Most of contemporary theories of shells use differential geometry as a mathematical tools and tensor analysis for notations. Examples are [1, 2, 3].


Boundary Layer Cylindrical Shell Numerical Problem Reference Surface Rotation Component 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ryszard A. Walentyński
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  1. 1.The Department of Building Structures Theory, The Faculty of Civil EngineeringThe Silesian University of TechnologyGliwicePoland

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