Confinement and Suppression of Structural Vibrations

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Slim Choura

Département de Préparation Au Concours Technologique, Institut Préparatoire Aux Etudes D’Ingénieurs de Sfax, B.P. 805 Route Menzel Chaker km 1/,2 Sfax 3018, Tunisia

Ahmet S. Yigit

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Kuwait University, P.O. Box 5969, Safat 13060, Kuwait

J. Vib. Acoust 123(4), 496-501 (Apr 01, 2001) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1385837 History: Received July 01, 2000; Revised April 01, 2001
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Finite element model of a cantilever beam
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Confinement and suppression of free vibrations, beam shape at various time instants
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Nodal deflections showing the vibration confinement
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Nodal deflections of the uncontrolled system
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The effect of higher modes on the system response, simulation with a 16- element model
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Confinement of vibrations due to a random force excitation at Node 3



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