COMPONENT MODE ANALYSIS OF NONLINEAR AND NONCONSERVATIVE SYSTEMS.

Journal Article

In a series of publications, the present author and others have exploited the power of Lagrange's equations and the use of Lagrange multipliers to study the dynamics of interconnected systems in terms of their several components. Studies to date have emphasized linear, conservative systems although Klein and Dowell and Hallquist and Snyder have shown how, from a knowledge of modal damping of individual components, one may calculate modal damping of the total system of interconnected components. Here the method is extended to nonlinear and nonconservative systems.

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Dowell, EH

Published Date

  • 1980

Published In

  • Journal of Applied Mechanics, Transactions Asme

Volume / Issue

  • 47 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 172 - 176