Abstract

This paper presents an analytic solution of the classical problem dealing with the stresses in an infinite strip having an unsymmetrically located perforating hole. The solution is applicable to any stress system acting in the strip, which is symmetrical with respect to the line of symmetry of the strip. The required stress function is constructed by using four series of biharmonic functions and a bihamonic integral. The four series of biharmonic functions are formed from a class of periodic harmonic functions specially constructed for the purpose. The solution can be regarded as a complete solution of the problem in the sense that, unlike the previous solutions by Howland, Stevenson, and Knight for a symmetrically perforated strip, it is valid in the entire strip. Numerical examples are given for the fundamental cases of longitudinal tension and transverse bending.

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