volume 5, issue 1, P21-30 2015
DOI: 10.12989/ose.2015.5.1.021
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Mark M. Fridman, Isaac Elishakoff

Abstract: This study is devoted to the optimal design of compressed bars under axial tensile or compressive forces and exposed to a corrosive environment. Dolinskii's linear stress corrosion model is adopted for analysis. Analytical and numerical results are derived for optimal variation of the cross-sectional area of the bar along its axis.