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 languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)233-243
Number of pages11
JournalMathematical and Computer Modelling
Issue number3
StatePublished - 16 Aug 2002
Externally publishedYes


  • Bifurcation
  • Equilibria
  • Nonlinear
  • Rods
  • Thermoelasticity


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