Worst Imperfection (II)

Kiyohiro Ikeda, Kazuo Murota

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


The critical load of a structural system undergoing bifurcation is sensitive to imperfections (cf.,Chapter 3). In view of the engineering demand to consider the imperfection that reduces the critical load most rapidly, the worst imperfection1 has been formulated in Chapter 4 for simple critical points.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationApplied Mathematical Sciences (Switzerland)
Number of pages18
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Jan 1

Publication series

NameApplied Mathematical Sciences (Switzerland)
ISSN (Print)0066-5452
ISSN (Electronic)2196-968X

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Applied Mathematics

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