Large Deflection Analysis of Elastoplastic Bending

  • Z. E. Ma
Conference paper


Approximating the distribution of the moment on the deformed beam and. the stress-strain curve of the material of which the beam is constructed by the spline function of degree zero and degree one respectively, a numerical approach for solving the large deflections of an elastoplastic beam is presented. Some example problems for which other solutions are available in the literature have been solved.


Cantilever Beam Large Deflection Nonlinear Beam Nonlinear Constitutive Relation Finite Deflection 
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© Springer Japan 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Z. E. Ma
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  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringNorthwestern Polytechnical UniversityXian, ShaanxiChina

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