By A. Libai
Elastic shells are pervasive in daily life. Examples of those thin-walled buildings variety from car hoods to basketballs, veins and arteries, and smooth drink cans. This ebook presents the actual and mathematical foundation for the quantitative research of the habit of such shells and offers a variety of purposes. As a moment version, it not just brings all of the fabric of the 1st version completely brand new; it additionally provides fullyyt new chapters on normal shell thought and basic membrane concept. Aerospace, mechanical, and civil engineers, in addition to utilized mathematicians, will locate this e-book a essentially written and thorough details resource on shell concept.