Engineering Transactions, 31, 2, pp. 267-277, 1983

Deformation of a Nonhomogeneous Visco-Elastic Hollow Sphere

A. M. El-Karamany
Department of Mathematics, Al-Fateh University, Tripoli

Symmetric deformation of a non-homogeneous visco-elastic hollow sphere subjected to internal and external pressures is investigated. The problem is solved by the elastic-viscoelastic analogy. An exact solution is obtained. A numerical example is given. The nonhomogeneity is shown to decrease he maximum stresses.

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