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LARGE DEFORMATIONS OF A HEAVY CANTILEVER
Quarterly of Applied Mathematics
Vol. 39, No. 2 (July 1981), pp. 261-273
Published by: Brown University
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/43637413
Page Count: 13
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A cantilever of uniform cross-section and density is held at an angle α at one end. The shape of the cantilever depends heavily on α and a nondimensional parameter K Perturbations on the elastica equations for small and large K show good agreement with exact numerical integration. It is found that whenever K reaches a critical value, bifurcations of the solutions occur. This nonuniqueness can be observed by the flipping phenomena as α is increased.
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