Vladimir Karpov, Evgeny Kobelev


Introduction: The paper addresses thin-walled three-layer plates and panels with cutouts, reinforced with an orthogonal grid of stiffeners or rectangular reinforcement plates parallel to the coordinate lines. In this case, the thickness of the entire structure is taken into account analytically using unit column functions. Purpose of the study: We aimed to build a mathematical model of deformation and develop a method for the analysis of the stability of thin-walled elastic isotropic three-layer plates and wall panels with a discrete core. Methods: Based on the mathematical apparatus of generalized functions using the Bubnov–Galerkin method, an eigenvalue problem is solved to determine the critical parameters of a compressed three-layer wall panel with a discrete core. Results: According to the suggested method, we perform a stability analysis of three-layer wall panels with different values of core stiffness and study the impact of the discrete core parameters on the buckling load, consumption of materials, and efficiency of three-layer engineering structures.


Three-layer plate, wall panel, discrete core, cutout, stiffener.

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