Elastoplastic Analysis of Bimaterial Beams Subjected to Thermal Loads

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A. O. Cifuentes

IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

J. Electron. Packag 113(4), 355-358 (Dec 01, 1991) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2905420 History: Received March 31, 1991; Revised September 13, 1991; Online April 28, 2008


The problem of determining the stresses in a bimaterial beam subjected to a thermal load is considered. One beam layer is assumed to be linear while the second layer is assumed to be elastoplastic. A simple analytical solution is derived and compared against results obtained with finite elements.

Copyright © 1991 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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