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##### Effect of the Rise/Span Ratio of a Spherical Cap Shell on the Buckling Load

**Authors:**
Peter N. Khakina,
Mohammed I. Ali,
Enchun Zhu,
Huazhang Zhou,
Baydaa H. Moula

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
buckling,
finite element,
Rise/span ratio,
Sphericalcap

**Digital Object Identifier (DOI):**
doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1072463

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