Torsion of Inhomogeneous Elastic Prismatic Bars

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Robert Plunkett

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn.

J. Eng. Ind 87(3), 391-392 (Aug 01, 1965) (2 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3670851 History: Received April 26, 1965; Online December 08, 2011


Torsion of elastic bars with prismatic inhomogeneities may be solved with a minor modification of Prandtl’s stress function and membrane analogy. This method may be used for the numerical solution of prismatic bars of any cross section with longitudinal reinforcing or for any composite section.

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