Geometrically nonlinear analysis of stiffened composite panels with various end-support conditionsRecent enhancements to the NLPAN computer code are presented. NLPAN is a finite strip method for the geometrically nonlinear static analysis of prismatic composite structures subjected to in-plane and pressure loading. Refinements to the original approach of NLPAN are noted, and the modifications necessary to model clamped ends, eccentrically loaded ends, and ends with rotationally elastic support are discussed. Analytical predictions for axially loaded stiffened panels with various types of end support are compared with experimental measurements. Overall there is good agreement between analytical results and test results. The method is successful in modelling key mechanisms which can cause elastic collapse.
Stoll, Frederick (Dayton Univ. OH, United States)
August 16, 2013
January 1, 1993
Publication: In: AIAA(ASME)ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, 34th and AIAA/ASME Adaptive Structures Forum, La Jolla, CA, Apr. 19-22, 1993, Technical Papers. Pt. 5 (A93-33876 1
AIAA PAPER 93-1615
IDRelationTitle19930049879Analytic PrimaryAIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, 34th and AIAA/ASME Adaptive Structures Forum, La Jolla, CA, Apr. 19-22, 1993, Technical Papers. Pts. 1-6