Vibration of Laminated Shells and Plates

By

  • Mohamad Qatu, Ford Motor Company, Oakland University, MI, USA

Vibrations drive many engineering designs in today’s engineering environment. There has been an enormous amount of research into this area of research over the last decade. This book documents some of the latest research in the field of vibration of composite shells and plates filling a much-needed gap in the market. Laminated composite shells have many engineering applications including aerospace, mechanical, marine and automotive engineering. This book makes an ideal reference for researchers and practicing engineers alike.
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Audience

For researchers, engineers and students in the field of vibration of composite shells and plates

 

Book information

  • Published: February 2004
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-08-044271-6

Reviews

"The present book is the most detailed and theoretically advanced with regard to the dynamics and vibrations modelling of laminated composite structures...The book is a valuable reference for researchers and post-graduate students interested in the vibration analysis of laminated composite structures." -Sebastian Ghinet



Table of Contents

1. INTRODUCTION; 2. SHELL THEORIES; 3. METHODS OF ANALYSIS; 4. CURVED BEAMS; 5. PLATES; SHALLOW SHELLS; CYLINDRICAL SHELLS; 8. CONICAL SHELLS; 9. SPHERICAL SHELLS; 10. COMPLICATING EFFECTS; REFERENCES