Local instability of the elements of a truss-core sandwich plate

Melvin S. Anderson
naca-tn-4292
Jul 1958


The charts presented give the compressive buckling coefficients for a single-truss-core and a double-truss-core sandwich plate. These charts cover a wide range of sandwich proportions and may be used for sandwiches with unequal faces. They apply to inplane compressive loads acting parallel or perpendicular to the core direction or for various combinations of these loads.

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