The combinations of thermal and load stresses for the onset of permanent buckling in plates

George W. Zender, Richard A. Pride
naca-tn-4053
Jun 1957


A simple and practical method for evaluating the onset of permanent buckling in plates in the presence of combined thermal and compressive load stresses is outlined. A particular application of the method shows reasonable agreement with tests of 17-7 PH stainless-steel square tubes.

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