International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 18 (1995), Issue 3, Pages 591-600
Inclusions in elasto-plastic solids under the influence of internal and external pressures
1Indian Institute of Mechanics of Continua, 201 Manicktola Main Road, Suite No. 42, Calcutta 700054, India
2Department of Mathematics, University of Kalyani, Kalyani, West Bengal, India
3Department of Mathematics, University of Central Florida, Orlando 32816, FL, USA
Received 3 February 1992; Revised 10 April 1993
Copyright © 1995 Tapan Kumar Das et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
An attempt is made to study the problems of spherical and circular inclusions in elasto-plastic
solids under the action of internal increasing pressure and external constant pressure, taking into
consideration of the work-hardening effect. Particular attention is given to the linear work hardening
effect on both problems. It is shown that results of this analysis are in good agreement with those of
ideal plastic solids.