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Design of thin shear blades for crosscut shearing of wood.Author(s): Rodger A. Arola; Thomas R. Grimm
Source: Research Paper NC-105. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionDiscusses principles and presents formulations for evaluating the elastic stability of thin plates subjected to edge loadings. Three different prestress methods to increase late stability are presented. A procedure is given to evaluate the elastic stability of thin shear blades under expected shearing loads.
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CitationArola, Rodger A.; Grimm, Thomas R. 1974. Design of thin shear blades for crosscut shearing of wood. Research Paper NC-105. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordsthin plates, elastic stability, buckling, prestressing, harvesting equipment
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