Historical review of Zig-Zag theories for multilayered plates and shells

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Erasmo Carrera

Department of Aeronautics and Aerospace Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi 24, 10129 Torino, Italy; carrera@polito.it

Appl. Mech. Rev 56(3), 287-308 (May 02, 2003) (22 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1557614 History: Online May 02, 2003
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Cz0-requirements. Comparison of transverse stress field between a single-layered structure and a three-layered structure
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Cz0-form of a transverse shear stress in a two-layered structure. The interface and neutral axis are shown. The upper and lower layers are made of low and high stiffness materials, respectively. This graph was taken from the original work 36.
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Geometry and notations of Lekhnitskii’s cantilever, multilayered beam
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Geometry and notations used for multilayered shells
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Geometrical meaning of Murakami’s Zig-Zag function—linear case
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Geometrical meaning of Murakami’s Zig-Zag function—higher degree case
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Geometry and notations employed in the Appendix



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