Theoretical Stress Concentration Factors for Short Rectangular Plates With Centered Circular Holes

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N. Troyani

Centro de Métodos Numéricos en Ingenieria (CMNI), Departamento de Mecánica, Universidad de Oriente, Venezuela e-mail: ntroyani@cantv.net

C. Gomes

Mechanical Engineering Department, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

G. Sterlacci

Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260

J. Mech. Des 124(1), 126-128 (Sep 01, 1999) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1412849 History: Received September 01, 1999
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Geometry, loading, significant parameters and stress concentration curves
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Transition length Lt curve
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Convergence study results




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