Creep stresses have been investigated in transversely isotropic thick-walled cylinder fabricated of functionally graded material subjected to internal pressure. The concept of transition theory is implemented to simplify the set of mechanical equations governing the physical phenomenon. Results have been discussed analytically as well as numerically. On the basis of analysis of the problem, it is concluded that highly functionally graded transversely isotropic cylinder with internal pressure and nonlinear strain measure is a better alternative for designing in comparison to circular cylinder of less functionally graded material.
Keywords: plate, functionally graded, pressure, creep, transversely isotropic material