Free vibrations of an arbitrary structure in terms of component modes

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A method for the analysis of the free vibrations of an arbitrary structure in terms of component modes is presented based upon the use of the normal, free-free modes of the components in a Rayleigh-Ritz analysis with the constraint or continuity conditions between components enforced by means of Lagrange multipliers. Several examples are given and the advantages of such a procedure over more conventional methods are discussed. © 1972 by ASME.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Dowell, EH

Published Date

  • January 1, 1972

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 39 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 727 - 732

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1528-9036

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0021-8936

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1115/1.3422780

Citation Source

  • Scopus