Bending of simply supported rectangular plates
Bending of various rectangular plates
Bending of circular plates
Plates of various shapes and properties
Approximate analysis of plates
Buckling of plates
Vibration of plates
Membrane theory of shells of revolution
Various applications of the membrane theory
Bending of thin cylindrical shells due to axisymmetric loads, Various
Buckling of cylindrical shells
Buckling of shells of revolution
Vibration of shells
Basic finite element equations.
The examples given throughout Design of Plate and Shell Structures are intended to show the engineer the level of analysis needed to achieve a safe design based on a given required degree of accuracy. The book is also appropriate for advanced engineering courses.