- Cui, E.J. and Dowell, E.H., Postbuckling behavior of rectangular orthotropic plates with two free side edges,
Int. J. Mech. Sci. (UK), vol. 25 no. 6
pp. 429 - 46 [0020-7403(83)90057-7] .
(last updated on 2007/04/10)
The postbuckling behavior is studied based on a perturbation method. Both exact and approximate solutions of the second-order perturbation equations are given. Numerical results for plates having various elastic properties are also presented