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ISRN Mechanical Engineering
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 636898, 10 pages
Design Optimisation of Lower-Bound Buckling Capacities for FRP-Laminated Cylindrical Shells
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
Received 25 October 2011; Accepted 1 December 2011
Academic Editor: W.-H. Steeb
Copyright © 2012 Hongtao Wang and James G. A. Croll. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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