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An infinitely long plate of width *b* and thickness *t* with clamped edges is subjected to uniform load *q* that covers the entire plate. The central deflection parameter, , is plotted against the load parameter, , in Figure (2.8) and found to agree with the analytical solution presented in [270].

**Figure 2.8:** Linear and Nonlinear Deflection of an Infinitely Long Plate |

*A. Zeiny*

*2000-09-06*