On deforming a sector of a circular cylindrical tube into an intact tube: existence, uniqueness, and stability

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Destrade, Michel;
(2013)
  • Publisher: PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD
  • Journal: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING SCIENCE (issn: 0020-7225)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.ijengsci.2010.09.011
  • Subject: Nonlinear elasticity | Residual stress | Nonlinear Sciences - Pattern Formation and Solitons | Finite elasticity | Elastic tube | Existence and uniqueness | Stability | Condensed Matter - Soft Condensed Matter

Within the context of finite deformation elasticity theory the problem of deforming an open sector of a thick-walled circular cylindrical tube into a complete circular cylindrical tube is analyzed. The analysis provides a means of estimating the radial and circumferenti... View more