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Beams and Plates: The Work of Rozvany

  • William R. SpillersEmail author
  • Keith M. MacBain
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This chapter discusses some problems of the design of optimal beams and plates that depend largely on the work of G. I. N. Rozvany (1976). He makes particularly clever use of Lagrange multipliers as discontinuous functions.

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© Springer-Verlag US 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dept. Civil and Environmental EngineeringNew Jersey Institute of Technology, University HeightsNewarkUSA
  2. 2.Geiger Engineers, P.C. NY OfficeSuffernUSA

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