Guided Waves in Thin-Walled Structural Members

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A. H. Shah, W. Zhuang

Dept. of Civil and Geological Engineering, Univ. of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3T 5V6

N. Popplewell

Dept. of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Univ. of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3T 5V6

J. B. C. Rogers

Acres, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

J. Vib. Acoust 123(3), 376-382 (Jan 01, 2001) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1376720 History: Received November 01, 1999; Revised January 01, 2001
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Plate geometry in the local and global coordinate systems
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The inplane and bending elements
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The cross-sectional geometry of the structural members (a) I-shaped cross section (b) L-shaped cross section
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Frequency spectrum for an orthotropic, rectangular strip ••• thick dots: symmetric; ⋯ thin dots: antisymmetric; ○○○ circles: analytical. (a) inplane motion (b) bending motion.
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Frequency spectra for an isotropic I-shaped cross section ••• thick dots: stiffness method; ○○○ circles: SAFE; [[dashed_line]]dashed lines: simple theories. (a) extension (S-S) (b) torsion (A-A) (c) flexure about the Z-axis (A-S) (d) flexure about the Y-axis (S-A).
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Frequency spectra for an orthotropic L-shaped cross section ••• thick dots: stiffness method; ○○○ circles: SAFE. (a) symmetry about the X-Z plane (b) antisymmetry about the X-Z plane.



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