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By E. F. Bruhn

In my sixteen years within the Aerospace i've got hardly stumble upon a extra quoted or renowned textual content with the prospective exception of Roark's formulation for rigidity and pressure. Bruhn is the root for many Aerospace corporation energy manuals. it's really the Bible of flight motor vehicle research. notwithstanding, there's no index, just a cursory desk of contents. a good reference for loads of useful formulation yet abrupt on theoretical clarification mostly. Many instance difficulties yet back very abrupt on clarification. can have higher illustrations. For all the above purposes Bruhn will get excessive marks as a reference yet as a textual content for studying it's missing; even for somebody with a history and schooling in uncomplicated rigidity research. it really is nonetheless the most complete and functional airplane structural textual content round and nonetheless a needs to learn for any flight motor vehicle structural engineer.

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9 shows the cylindrical coordinate system and the notation used in the analysis for the displacement in the radial, axial and torsional directions. Various theories describing the motion of the shell with different approximations have been derived and are summarised by Leissa (1973). The most significant aspect of the vibration of curved bodies is that the motion must be considered in three axes. Thus in thin-walled shell vibration, the equations are written in terms of the in-plane (axial) motion, u, the out-of-plate (radial) motion, w and the torsional motion, v.

2) and the corresponding eigenvalues are written as kr~ = s : r / L , s = 1,2, 3 ... 3) Resubstituting the eigenvalues back into the system characteristic equation results in a cubic equation in the squared non-dimensional frequency, f~2 (Junger and Feit, 1986). 5) where Ao= A1 - {[(k,~a)2 + 2 + v2)(knsa) 4 + + n214}, ( ) + (3 + 2v)(k,~a) 2 } + f12 3 - v [(k~,a)2 + n213' 2 a2 = 1 + ( 3 ) 2 [(k,~a) + n 2] + flZ[(k, sa)2 + n212. 4) results in the values of corresponding to the non-dimensional resonance frequencies of the system.

Their presence is a result of the wave equation being of fourth order and the fact that a beam in flexure supports both bending and shear forces. Thus flexural wave motion in a beam is characterised by a positive-going and a negative-going travelling wave each of which can carry energy, and two decaying near fields which add to the transverse displacement near the disturbance point or boundary but do not carry any energy of vibration when propagating in an infinite, homogeneous beam (Fahy, 1985).

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