Aldie E. Johnson
A stability analysis is made of long flat rectangular plates subjected to both shear and compressive loads. The edges of the plates are taken to be simply supported and the plates are supported along one or two intermediate longitudinal lines by lines of deflectional springs (elastic line supports). The results of the analysis are presented in the form of charts that are useful in the determination of the buckling load of plates stiffened by stringers or webs.
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