The problem of a thin elastic ring subjected to a radially directed point load and contained within a 'smooth' contracting cavity is considered. A closed form analytical solution is obtained and numerical results are presented for both contractions and recessions of the wall of the cavity.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Civil and Structural Engineering
- Materials Science(all)
- Condensed Matter Physics
- Mechanics of Materials
- Mechanical Engineering