Mechanics in Engineering ›› 2015, Vol. 37 ›› Issue (3): 302-316.doi: 10.6052/1000-0879-14-080

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XIA Guiyun1,2,3, ZENG Qingyuan2   

  1. 1. School of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Changsha University of Science and Technology, Changsha 410076, China;
    2. School of Civil Engineering, Central South University, Changsha 410075, China;
    3. School of Aerospace, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an 710049, China
  • Received:2014-03-10 Revised:2014-03-31 Online:2015-06-15 Published:2015-07-03


This paper reviews the developments of the Timoshenko beam theory with consideration of the shear deformation, the calculations of the shear correction factors, the linear and geometrically nonlinear finite elements of the Timoshenko beam, the material nonlinerity analysis, the vibrating theories, the stability theories, the coupling theories of the shear lag and the shear deformation and the coupling theories of the distorsion and the shear deformation in a box beam, the shear deformation effect on the composite box girder with corrugated steel webs, the elastic foundation beam, and the applications in civil engineering.

Key words:

Timoshenko beam|shear correction coeffcient|finite element|vibration|stability

CLC Number: 

  • U441.3