Vibrations of laminated beams using higher-order theory

Prathap, Gangan (1996) Vibrations of laminated beams using higher-order theory. Advanced Composite Materials, 6 (1). pp. 33-50. ISSN 0924-3046

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N2 - The free vibrations of laminated cross-ply composite beams are examined using a Clt;supgt;0lt;/supgt; continuous displacement type finite element model based on the higher-order Lo-Christensen-Wu (LCW) theory. This theory couples the effects of bending, shear, and axial deformations and the corresponding inertia terms. Numerical results are presented for a variety of boundary conditions for both symmetric and non-symmetric laminates. In the non-symmetric lay-ups, all the basic modes of vibration, namely, the flexural mode, the axial mode, and the shear mode interact to produce the actual mode of vibration

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bending;Finite element analysis;Laminates;Shear deformation; Vibrations
Subjects: ENGINEERING > Structural Mechanics
Depositing User: Ms Indrani V
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2008
Last Modified: 24 May 2010 04:25

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