The critical load of a system undergoing bifurcation is highly sensitive to imperfections, as Chapter 3 has described. Such is particularly the case for domes and shells. In their design, it is preferable to consider the “worst imperfection” that reduces the critical load most rapidly.
|Title of host publication||Applied Mathematical Sciences (Switzerland)|
|Number of pages||20|
|Publication status||Published - 2010|
|Name||Applied Mathematical Sciences (Switzerland)|
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