Modern Practice in Stress and Vibration Analysis - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080375229, 9781483150925

Modern Practice in Stress and Vibration Analysis

1st Edition

Proceedings of the Conference Held at the University of Liverpool, 3–5 April 1989

Editors: J. E. Mottershead
eBook ISBN: 9781483150925
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1989
Page Count: 353
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Modern Practice in Stress and Vibration Analysis documents the proceedings of the conference on Modern Practice in Stress and Vibration Analysis organized by the Stress Analysis Group of the Institute of Physics at the University of Liverpool, 3-5 April 1989. The Group has been known in the UK for its contribution in providing meetings with an emphasis on application, covering topics which range widely to include modern numerical techniques and advanced experimentation. The volume contains 34 papers presented by researchers at the conference covering a wide range of topics such as the application of the sensitivity analysis method to structural dynamics; passive and active vibration control for use in vibration suppression in spacecraft; analysis of an ultrasonically excited thick cylinder; and the prediction of vibrational power transmission through a system of jointed beams carrying longitudinal and flexural waves. It is hoped that the contributions published in this book will be of value to the broad community of practitioners in stress and vibration analysis whom the Stress Analysis Group exists to serve.

Table of Contents


Structural Modification Analysis Using Rayleigh Quotient Iteration

Vibration Control in Spacecraft

A Finite Element Stress Analysis of Porous Media

Stress Analysis Using Boundary Elements

Algorithms for the Rapid Computation of Response of an Oscillator with Bounded Truncation Error Estimates

The Non-Contacting Measurement of Full-Field Modal Stresses under Random Loading Conditions

A Strategy for Quality Assurance in Theoretical and Experimental Modal Analysis

Frequency Analysis of an Ultrasonically Excited Thick Cylinder

Prediction of Vibrational Power Transmission through Jointed Beams

Experimental Study on Control of Building Structures by Active Cables

The Use of Constrained Layer Damping in Vibration Control

Parameter Estimation Techniques for Monitoring Machines and Structures

On the Limitations of Spatial Parameter Estimation Methods in Structural Dynamics

Waves and Vibrations in Elastic Fiber-Composite Medium and Plates

On the Harmonic Waves Propagation in Multilayered Viscoelastic Media

Vibration Analysis Techniques Applied to a Large Turbocharger Rotor

Prediction and Measurement of Rotor Blade/Stator Vane Dynamic Characteristics of a Modern Aero-Engine Axial Compressor

Theoretical and Experimental Determination of Natural Frequencies of Laced Blading

Theoretical Evaluation of Experimental Techniques for the Determination of Structural Dynamic Properties

Comparison among Modal Analyses of Axial Compressor Blade Using Experimental Data of Different Measuring Systems

Application of Acceleration and Strain Measurements in Forced Vibration Testing and Force Prediction

Vibratory Bowl Feeder Design Using Numerical Modeling Techniques

Non-Linear Modeling of Structures Undergoing Free Vibrations

Derivation and Application of the Choleski Decomposition for the Positive Semi-Definite Matrices Used in Structural Dynamics Reanalysis

Old Lamps for New! - A Photoelastic Design Tool for Weight and Cost Saving on Aircraft Structures

An Improved Method for the Determination of Photoelastic Stress Intensity Factors Using the Westergaard Stress Function

Modeling and Testing of Aluminum Bonded Structural Components

Characterization and Measurement of the Dynamic Initiation Fracture toughness of Metallic Materials: a Review

A Finite Element Technique for the Investigation of the Shape Development of Planar Cracks with Initially Irregular Profiles

A Photoelastic Technique to Predict the Direction of Edge Crack Extension Using Blunt Cracks

A Comparison of Finite Element Techniques for Contact Stress Analysis

A Boundary Element Computer Program for Practical Contact Problems

Elasto-Plastic Stress Analysis by the Boundary Element Method

Consistency Analysis and Optimization Approach for Multivariable Finite Elements


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