Structural Design of Beams, Plates and Other Structural Members

  • Sidney Levy
  • J. Harry DuBois


In the previous chapter we dealt with the design of plastics parts to withstand simple structural stresses such as tension, compression, and shear. Most plastics parts are subjected to more complicated load conditions such as bending and buckling stresses. For example, the shelf supported by our hypothetical support member has usually both distributed and concentrated loads on it and the shelf is a beam supported by the shelf hangers as shown in Fig. 5-1.


Stress Level Creep Curve Sandwich Panel Strain Recovery Design Life 
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© Chapman and Hall 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sidney Levy
    • 1
  • J. Harry DuBois
    • 2
  1. 1.La VerneUSA
  2. 2.Morris PlainsUSA

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