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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. August 2024, 91(8): 081002.
Paper No: JAM-24-1032
Published Online: May 7, 2024
...Zhaohe Dai This study investigates the problem of a circular elastic membrane clamped or adhered at its boundary and subjected to uniform transverse pressure. Many analytical solutions for this classical problem have been developed previously, using either a series-based approach (notably accurate...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Special Section: Computational Fluid Mechanics And Fluid–Structure Interaction
J. Appl. Mech. January 2012, 79(1): 010911.
Published Online: December 13, 2011
...Shu Takagi; Kazuyasu Sugiyama; Satoshi Ii; Yoichiro Matsumoto We have recently developed a novel numerical method for fluid–solid and fluid–membrane interaction problems. The method is based on a finite difference fractional step technique, corresponding to a standard numerical approach...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. March 2010, 77(2): 021010.
Published Online: December 11, 2009
... and create outgoing and incoming waves. 14 12 2008 26 03 2009 11 12 2009 11 12 2009 beams (structures) membranes vibrations Pure traveling vibration waves are seldom observed on passive finite structures ( 1 ). Traveling deformation waves create propulsion, e.g...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. November 2009, 76(6): 061013.
Published Online: July 27, 2009
...Jia Lu; Xuefeng Zhao We present an innovative method for characterizing the distributive elastic properties in nonlinear membranes. The method hinges on an inverse elastostatic approach of stress analysis that can compute the wall stress in a deformed convex membrane structure using assumed elastic...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. July 2008, 75(4): 041010.
Published Online: May 14, 2008
...Sean A. Barton A lightweight “inflatable” tensioned-membrane-structure vacuum container is proposed and its stability is analyzed. The proposed structure consists of a pressurized lobed cylindrical “wall” surrounding a central evacuated space. Stability is analyzed by discretizing the system...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Appl. Mech. May 2007, 74(3): 590–594.
Published Online: April 10, 2006
...Amit Shaw; D Roy An analysis of large deformations of flexible membrane structures within the tension field theory is considered. A modification of the finite element procedure by Roddeman et al. ( Roddeman, D. G., Drukker, J., Oomens, C. W. J., Janssen, J. D., 1987, ASME J. Appl. Mech. 54, pp. 884...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Appl. Mech. November 2005, 72(6): 899–906.
Published Online: April 21, 2005
... formulation that incorporates large deformations, material nonlinearity, and electrical effects is derived using Maxwell-Faraday electrostatics and nonlinear elasticity. The analytical model is used to numerically solve for the resultant behavior of an inflatable dielectric elastomer membrane, subject...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Article
J. Appl. Mech. March 2005, 72(2): 203–212.
Published Online: March 15, 2005
...U. Komaragiri; M. R. Begley; J. G. Simmonds This paper provides a comprehensive description of the mechanical response of freestanding circular elastic films subjected to point and pressure loads. Regimes of behavior, such as plate, linear membrane, and nonlinear membrane, are identified in terms...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Appl. Mech. November 2003, 70(6): 853–859.
Published Online: January 5, 2004
... the actuator to expand radially and, due to the fiber constraint, contract longitudinally. This contraction provides a large force that can be used for robotic actuation. Based on large deformation membrane theory, the actuator is modeled as a fiber-reinforced cylinder with applied inner pressure and axial...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Additional Technical Papers
J. Appl. Mech. January 2003, 70(1): 84–90.
Published Online: January 23, 2003
... appears, the wave length, and some characteristic shape parameters of the buckling pattern allows the estimation of the intensity and the type of the residual membrane force distribution in the strip. By introducing dimensionless quantities, diagrams are provided which can be used for the determination...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Appl. Mech. March 2002, 69(2): 104–109.
Published Online: October 15, 2001
... Elastica in Contact With a Flat Surface ,” Int. J. Solids Struct. , 36 , pp. 1209 – 1229 . Wan , K.-T. , 2001 , “ Adherence of an Axial Symmetric Flat Punch on a Thin Flexible Membrane ,” J. Adhes. 75 , pp. 369 – 380 . Timoshenko, S. P., and Woinowsky-Krieger, S., 1959, Theory...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Appl. Mech. March 2002, 69(2): 110–116.
Published Online: October 15, 2001
... a plate under bending to a membrane under stretching. An equilibrium theory of delamination mechanics is derived based on an energy balance. A complete separation at the punch-film interface, or the “pull-off” event, is predicted when the contact circle shrinks to approximately 0.18 of the film diameter...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Appl. Mech. March 2001, 68(2): 298–303.
Published Online: October 19, 2000
...A. Wikstro¨m; P. Gudmundson, Mem. ASME Thermal curvature changes and membrane strains are analyzed for elastic shallow shell substrates which are coated by thin, generally inelastic, inhomogeneous and anisotropic layers. The analysis is restricted to linear kinematics. It is shown...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Brief Notes
J. Appl. Mech. December 2000, 67(4): 837–839.
Published Online: May 5, 2000
...R. O. Tejeda, Research Assistant; E. G. Lovell, Professor, Mem. ASME; R. L. Engelstad, Professor, Mem. ASME This paper develops the displacement field for a circular membrane which is statically loaded by gravity acting in its plane. Coupled to the displacements are the stress and strain...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Appl. Mech. March 2000, 67(1): 117–127.
Published Online: September 10, 1999
... composite materials bending deformation membranes load distribution An analytical method for determining the load-deformation behavior of cord composite cylindrical shells is developed. A cord composite consists of cords embedded in a matrix. Current applications of cord composites include...