Buckling tests of flat rectangular plates under combined shear and longitudinal compression

Roger W. Peters
naca-tn-1750
Nov 1948


An experimental investigation was made to validate a theoretical parabolic interaction curve for the elastic buckling of flat rectangular plates under combined shear and longitudinal compression loads. The four flat rectangular plates tested formed the sides of a square box having corner angles.

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