NATO SCIENCE PROGRAMME
Cooperative Science and Technology SubProgramme
COLLABORATIVE LINKAGE GRANT
NATO PST.CLG.976426/5437
Project title: 
Mathematical Models for Elastic Cusped Plates and Bars 
Period from/to: 
January, 2000 – June, 2002 
Financial Support 
Belgian francs: 372 000 
Principal investigators: 

 NATOcountry Project Coordinator
Wendland, W.L., Prof. Dr.Ing. Dr. h.c.
Mathematical Institute A, University of Stuttgart, D70550 Stuttgart, Germany, Director
 Partnercountry Project Coordinator
Jaiani, G.V., Prof. Dr.
I. Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics of Tbilisi State University, Deputy Director
 Other Principal Investigators
Natroshvili, D.G., Prof. Dr., I. Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics of Tbilisi State University, Main Research Fellow
Kharibegashvili, S.S., Prof. Dr., I. Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics of Tbilisi State University, Main Research Fellow
Roessle, A., Dr., Mathematical Institute A, University of Stuttgart, Researcher
Steinbach, O., Dr. (replacing Dr. M. Bochniak), Mathematical Institute A, University of Stuttgart, Researcher
Devdariani, G.G., Prof. Dr. *), I. Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics of Tbilisi State University, Head of Department
Chinchaladze, N.B. *), I. Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics of Tbilisi State University, Junior Research Fellow
Publications resulting from the project
 G. Jaiani. On a mathematical model of bars with variable rectangular crosssections. ZAMMZ. Angew. Math. Mech. 81, 3, 2001, 147173
 N. Chinchaladze, G. Jaiani. On a cusped elastic solidfluid interaction problem. Applied Mathematics and Informatics, vol. 6, 2, 2001, 2564
 G. Jaiani, S. Kharibegashvili, D. Natroshvili, W.L. Wendland. Hierarchical Models for Cusped Plates, Preprint 2002/13, University of Stuttgart, Mathematical Institute A, Stuttgart, 2002
 G. Jaiani. Application of Vekua's dimension reduction method to cusped plates and bars. Bulletin of TICMI (Tbilisi International Centre of Mathematics and Informatics), vol.5, 2001, 2734 (for electronic version:
http://www.viam.science.tsu.ge/others/ticmi or http://www.emis.de/journals/TICMI/)
 G. Devdariani, G. Jaiani, S. Kharibegashvili, D. Natroshvili. The first boundary value problem for the system of cusped prismatic shells in the first approximation. Applied Mathematics and Informatics, vol. 5, 2, 2000, 2646
 G. Jaiani, S. Kharibegashvili. Dynamical Problems in the (0,0) and (1,0) Aproximations of a Mathematical Model of Bars. Proceedings of the International Graz Workshop (February 1216, 2001), World Scientific, 2001, 188248
 G. Jaiani. Static and Dynamical Problems for a Cusped Beam. Proceedings of I.Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics of Tbilisi State University, Vol. 52, 2002, 136