Some Considerations on Variational Principle for Elastic Rods with Finite Rotations in Space

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An effort is made to derive a complementary energy principle for large deflection problems of nonplanar rods with finite rotations in space. As with the existing literature the subsidiary conditions are given in linear forms while the complementary energy functional is given in nonlinear forms with respect to the generalized stress resultants and moments.


Variational Principle Subsidiary Condition Complementary Energy Mechanical Boundary Condition Finite Rotation 
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© Springer Japan 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Iura
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  1. 1.Department of Civil and Structural EngineeringTokyo Denki UniversityHiki-gun, SaitamaJapan

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