Engineering Transactions, 23, 1, pp. 99-132, 1975

Nonstationary Temperature Distribution and Thermal Stresses in a Layered Elastic or Viscoelastic Medium

H. Bufler
Institut fur Mechanik (Bauwesen), Lehrstuhl II

G. Meier
Institut fur Mechanik (Bauwesen), Lehrstuhl II

A formal solution based on integral transforms and matrix analysis is given for the nonstationary fields of temperature, heat flux, stresses and displacements of a multilayered elastic medium. Non-linearities, inertia- and coupling effects are not taken into account. The applicability of the theory is demonstrated by means of numerically worked out examples. Extension to viscoelastic media is indicated.

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