9. Linearized Elastic Stability

  1. Erasmo Carrera1,
  2. Gaetano Giunta2 and
  3. Marco Petrolo1

Published Online: 11 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119978565.ch9

Beam Structures: Classical and Advanced Theories

Beam Structures: Classical and Advanced Theories

How to Cite

Carrera, E., Giunta, G. and Petrolo, M. (2011) Linearized Elastic Stability, in Beam Structures: Classical and Advanced Theories, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119978565.ch9

Author Information

  1. 1

    Politecnico di Torino, Italy

  2. 2

    Centre de Recherche Public Henri Tudor, Luxembourg

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 AUG 2011
  2. Published Print: 16 SEP 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470972007

Online ISBN: 9781119978565



  • Euler classical solution and linearized elastic stability within CUF;
  • critical buckling load classic solution - critical buckling load;
  • critical buckling load, proportional - cross-section bending stiffness;
  • beam stability, explanation - Timoshenko and Gere (1961) and Simitses (1986);
  • higher-order CUF models;
  • minimum value, slenderness ratio for buckling - as per elastic material behavior;
  • plate geometry, loading and boundary conditions;
  • bending and twisting buckling loadings


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Critical buckling load classic solution

  • Higher-order CUF models

  • Examples

  • References