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    Author(s): Rodger A. Arola; Thomas R. Grimm
    Date: 1974
    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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    Description

    Discusses 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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    Arola, 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

    Keywords

    thin plates, elastic stability, buckling, prestressing, harvesting equipment

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