Applicability of similarity principles to structural models

Goodier, J N (Cornell University) Thomson, W T (Cornell University)
naca-tn-933
July 1944


A systematic account is given in part I of the use of dimensional analysis in constructing similarity conditions for models and structures. The analysis covers large deflections, buckling, plastic behavior, and materials with nonlinear stress-strain characteristics, as well as the simpler structural problems. (author)

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