One. Fundamentals of Stability Theory

  1. Theodore V. Galambos and
  2. Andrea E. Surovek

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470261316.ch1

Structural Stability of Steel: Concepts and Applications for Structural Engineers

Structural Stability of Steel: Concepts and Applications for Structural Engineers

How to Cite

Galambos, T. V. and Surovek, A. E. (2008) Fundamentals of Stability Theory, in Structural Stability of Steel: Concepts and Applications for Structural Engineers, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470261316.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 4 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470037782

Online ISBN: 9780470261316

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Keywords:

  • structural stability;
  • stability theory fundamentals;
  • critical load and buckling load;
  • multi-degree-of-freedom systems;
  • stability behavior - spring-bar system

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Basics of Stability Behavior: The Spring-Bar System

  • Fundamentals of Post-Buckling Behavior

  • Snap-Through Buckling

  • Multi-Degree-of-Freedom Systems

  • Summary

  • Problems