What is it about?
This original article was an overview of the use of the strut-on-foundation model as a way of explaining observed phenomena in various physical systems.
Why is it important?
I was asked to write a review for a book by its editors which was to be a collection of published papers on localized buckling and the eponymous model formed the basis of studies in various physical fields. I tried to bring together various ideas from other authors and to suggest areas which may be fruitful in future studies.
The following have contributed to this page: Dr Mohammad Khurram Wadee