Calculus of Variations and Geometric Measure Theory

L. Freddi - A. Morassi - R. Paroni

On the variational derivation of the kinematics for thin-walled closed section beams

created by freddi on 22 Jun 2007


Submitted Paper

Inserted: 22 jun 2007

Year: 2007


The kinematics of thin-walled closed cross section beams is studied by comparing the behavior of a closed section with an open section which differs from the former just by a "cut" on one side.

Keywords: dimension reduction, linear elasticity, Thin-walled beams