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Non-linear stress strain model for coated fabrics

Yassin, Mohamad Salleh (1995) Non-linear stress strain model for coated fabrics. Jurnal Kejuruteraan Awam, 8 (2). pp. 26-37.

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Abstract

Coated fabrics are used in a variety of types and strengths for prestressed membrane structures. To account properly for their behaviour more accurate numerical models than those in common use have to be developed. A program was written to calculate the stresses in a uniform stress, triangular element based on the model using Dynamic Relaxation Method. This model is applied to experimental results developed from a sample of coated fabrics and comparisons are made between experimental results and model predictions. The model is numerically simple and well suited to implementation in numerical schemes necessary for non-linear analysis of complete structures

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:non-liner stress-strain, coated fabric
Subjects:T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions:Civil Engineering
ID Code:7406
Deposited By: Nur Amal Zakiah Shamsudin
Deposited On:01 Jan 2009 08:37
Last Modified:05 Jan 2011 09:17

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