This is a tutorial of buckling analysis of closed thin cylindrical shell filled with air. The cylindrical shell is acting as column. It means a compressive load is acting on the top of vertically standing cylindrical shell which contains air inside.
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This tutorial gives an overview of the process of buckling and post buckling analysis in abaqus. To demonstrate the process, I am using a cylindrical shell. This shell stands vertical and acts as column as shown in Figure 1(a) below. Please note here that all the dimensions used here are in SI units.
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