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Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. May 2011, 78(3): 031011.
Published Online: February 15, 2011
... elastic constants flexible structures mechanical stability sliding friction strips elastica flat surface friction instability overhang It is of interest to know when an overhanging flexible object will fall off the edge of a rigid surface. A two-dimensional analysis is conducted here...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. March 2011, 78(2): 021016.
Published Online: November 10, 2010
... are presented. By using this method, the speedy computation of eigenvalue problem of flexible structures can be realized, and the repeated eignvalue problem can be solved simply and conveniently. This method has the low order of system matrix, high computational efficiency, and stability. Formulations...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. November 2010, 77(6): 061007.
Published Online: August 19, 2010
...M. A. Rastgaar; M. Ahmadian; S. C. Southward Orthogonal eigenstructure control is a novel control method that can be used for vibration suppression in flexible structures. The method described in this study does not need defining the desired locations of the closed-loop poles or predetermining...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. July 2009, 76(4): 041011.
Published Online: April 23, 2009
... , and the nondimensional span and initial height are related to the end angles by 7 l = sin   α 0 α 0 ,     h 0 = 1 − cos   α 0 2 α 0 where α 0 is in radians. 18 06 2008 29 12 2008 23 04 2009 bending buckling elasticity flexible...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. July 2009, 76(4): 041005.
Published Online: April 22, 2009
...William J. O’Connor; Alessandro Fumagalli The problem of controlling the position and vibration of open-chain flexible structures undergoing fast maneuvers is of wide interest. In this work, the general flexible structure is actuated by a single actuator at one end, which, depending on the case...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Appl. Mech. May 2007, 74(3): 497–504.
Published Online: April 18, 2006
..., particularly when undue simplifications can lead to erroneous results. 26 07 2005 18 04 2006 aerospace engineering flexible structures aerodynamics numerical analysis A variety of aerospace structures can be modeled as unrestrained flexible bodies. Examples of these are missiles...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Appl. Mech. May 2007, 74(3): 590–594.
Published Online: April 10, 2006
... explicit ones in the present context. 18 05 2005 10 04 2006 membranes flexible structures finite element analysis buckling nonlinear differential equations Space missions often use membrane structures of different shapes and sizes. These deployable structures consist of thin...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Appl. Mech. May 2007, 74(3): 415–420.
Published Online: March 28, 2006
.... By transforming the dynamic equation of motion of the coupled structure formed by the isolator and the isolated structure into the modal space and following the tradition of studying features of the vibration transmissibility across the isolator, questions and problems associated with the flexible structure...