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Analysis and Mitigation of Stress Concentration factor in Rectangular plate with Central Circular hole under Transverse Loading

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Mechanical Engineering, Bhilai Institute of Technology, Durg (CG), India

Res. J. Engineering Sci., Volume 5, Issue (7), Pages 33-45, July,26 (2016)


Many techniques are available for the study of stress concentration around holes in rectangular plates. The distribution of stress and deflection in isotropic and orthotropic rectangular plate with central circular hole under transverse static loading has been done by applying finite element method. The analysis has been done for different size of hole for two different boundary conditions. The models have been modified by applying two methods for mitigation of SCF. The finite element formulation have carried out in software ANSYS.


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