Application of Plasticity Theory and Absolute Nodal Coordinate Formulation to Flexible Multibody System Dynamics

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Hiroyuki Sugiyama, Ahmed A. Shabana

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60607

J. Mech. Des 126(3), 478-487 (Nov 01, 2003) (10 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1737491 History: Received January 01, 2003; Revised November 01, 2003
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Absolute nodal coordinates of the beam element
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Absolute nodal coordinates of the plate element
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Schematic representation of radial return mapping
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Beam subject to plastic deformations
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Longitudinal displacement at the free end (uniaxial loading/unloading)
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Stretches of the cross section at mid-point (uniaxial loading/unloading).
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Global Z-displacement at the free end (elastic pendulum)
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Global Z-displacement at the free end (elasto-plastic pendulum)
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Deformed shapes of the pendulum
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Cylindrical shell (can) subject to lateral crushing forces
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Deformed shapes of cylindrical shell (can)
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Force–displacement curve at point A



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