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Buckling of thin plates and members - and early work on rectangular tubes

Rhodes, J. (2002) Buckling of thin plates and members - and early work on rectangular tubes. Thin-Walled Structures, 40 (2). pp. 87-108. ISSN 0263-8231

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A brief examination of some of the research on the post-buckling elastic and plastic behaviour of plates and plate structures is outlined. This field is so wide ranging that only a very superficial examination of the early research has been carried out, and the writer has concentrated on some specific aspects of the general field of study. A very limited examination of some of the early research on rectangular cross-section tubes is also given.