Determination of stress and displacement state in the circular annulus steel sheet with Cartesian orthotropy

Franc Kosel, Vitoslav Bratuš, Tadej Kosel, Tomaž Videnič


This paper deals with determination of stress, strain and displacement state of a circular annulus which is made of material with Cartesian orthotropic rheological behaviour. There is a continuous and constant load on the inner and/or outer edge. Stress and strain state in the circular annulus is in the elastic domain. Stress state is determined on the basis of an Airy stress function, where all boundary conditions have to be fulfilled. The Ritz's method was applied to determine unknown parameters of the Airy function.

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