Application of matrix displacement methods in the study of panel flutter

Kariappa, - and Somashekar, BR (1965) Application of matrix displacement methods in the study of panel flutter. Technical Report. National Aeronautical Laboratory, Bangalore, India.

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    A finite element approach to panel flutter problem has been attempted in this analysis. A method to derive the aerodynamic influence coefficient matrices kinematically consistent with the stiffness and inertia matrices, has been suggested. These matrices have been employed in the formulation of the dynamic equations of motion and the system of equations solved for their complex eigen values and vectors by the usual methods. This approach is general and is applicable to any boundary conditions. Some examples have been worked out, on a computer, for simply supported panels in supersonic flow and the results found to be in good agreement with those from other conventional methods.

    Item Type: Proj.Doc/Technical Report (Technical Report)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Matrix displacement methods;Panel flutter
    Subjects: ENGINEERING > Structural Mechanics
    Division/Department: Structures Division, Structures Division
    Depositing User: M/S ICAST NAL
    Date Deposited: 08 Nov 2006
    Last Modified: 24 May 2010 09:53

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