Author: Das, Peu B;Das, P K
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Das, Peu B;Das, P K
The pace of change in IT is breathtaking and the hype is even faster! One thing is for sure, though, there are great opportunities opening up for all of us and this includes our own Institution.
The Weald & Downland Open Air Museum near Chichester, West Sussex, exhibits a collection of traditional buildings from the South-East of England. The museum also plays an active role in environmental conservation and education.
The paper describes the method of calculation of the buckling load of beams on flexible bearings due to the beam’s self weight. Methods are given that allow calculation of the bearing stiffness needed to prevent instability, as well as the additional curvature and additional stresses due to the growth of initial imperfections at loads less than the critical load. Methods of providing temporary support and of jacking beams into position are also discussed.
C.J. Burgoyne and T.J. Stratford