Mathematical Problems in Engineering / 2008 / Article / Fig 1

Research Article

Effect of Imperfections and Damping on the Type of Nonlinearity of Circular Plates and Shallow Spherical Shells

Figure 1

(a) Top view and (b) cross-section of an imperfect circular plate of radius 𝑎 and thickness . (c) The particular case of a spherical imperfection, with radius of curvature 𝑅 .

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