Buckling of extensible thermoelastic rods

J. Cisternas, P. Holmes

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We modify the extensible rod theory due to Coleman et al. [1] to include thermal expansion effects. We study the bifurcations of the resulting equilibrium equations under both traction and displacement boundary conditions and find both sub- and supercritical pitchfork bifurcations.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages11
StatePublished - 16 Aug 2002
Externally publishedYes
EventMathematical and Computer Modelling -
Duration: 16 Aug 2002 → …


ConferenceMathematical and Computer Modelling
Period16/08/02 → …


  • Bifurcation
  • Equilibria
  • Nonlinear
  • Rods
  • Thermoelasticity

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