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California State University, Long Beach

Construction Engineering Management (CECEM)

552. Theory of Plates and Shells (3)

  • Prerequisite: Completion of C E Graduate MATH Requirement.
  • Review of theory of elasticity; formulation of general equation of bending of thin elastic plates; methods of obtaining exact and approximate solutions; membrane and bending theories of shells with emphasis on cylindrical shells and shells of revolution.
  • (Lecture-Problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).
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Civil Engineering (CE)

Construction Engineering Mgmt (CEM)

Engineering (ENGR)


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