TY - JOUR

T1 - Frequency window method for strongly coupled and multiply connected structural systems. One-mode windows

AU - Min, Kyung Won

AU - Igusa, Takeru

AU - Achenbach, Jan Drewes

PY - 1991/12/1

Y1 - 1991/12/1

N2 - A method is presented to analyze the dynamic behavior of a structural system consisting of a main structure and strongly coupled, multiply connected substructures. Lagrange's equations are used to develop a characteristic equation for connected substructures in terms of substructure impedances and mobilities. Then, a frequency window method is used to reduce the complexity of the problem by a decomposition of the impedance and mobility functions into dominant and high-order rational expressions. From the resuce problem, simple expressions for the modal properties are developed using matrix algebraic methods, which provide insight into the resonance characteristics of the connected substructures. Higher-order terms, which become significant for strongly coupled substructures, are included in the eigenvalue analysis by using an iterative procedure. It is shown that the frequency window method developed in this paper, used as a numerical scheme, produces results which converge to exact results after only a few iterations.

AB - A method is presented to analyze the dynamic behavior of a structural system consisting of a main structure and strongly coupled, multiply connected substructures. Lagrange's equations are used to develop a characteristic equation for connected substructures in terms of substructure impedances and mobilities. Then, a frequency window method is used to reduce the complexity of the problem by a decomposition of the impedance and mobility functions into dominant and high-order rational expressions. From the resuce problem, simple expressions for the modal properties are developed using matrix algebraic methods, which provide insight into the resonance characteristics of the connected substructures. Higher-order terms, which become significant for strongly coupled substructures, are included in the eigenvalue analysis by using an iterative procedure. It is shown that the frequency window method developed in this paper, used as a numerical scheme, produces results which converge to exact results after only a few iterations.

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M3 - Conference article

AN - SCOPUS:0026378167

SP - 1

EP - 8

JO - American Society of Mechanical Engineers (Paper)

JF - American Society of Mechanical Engineers (Paper)

SN - 0402-1215

T2 - ASME Winter Annual Meeting

Y2 - 1 December 1991 through 6 December 1991

ER -