Simulation of the Dynamic Response of a Cracked Beam

JK Sinha & MI Friswell (University of Wales Swansea)

Computers and Structures, Vol. 80, No. 18-19, July 2002, pp. 1473-1476

Abstract

The experimental vibration behaviour of a free-free beam with a breathing crack is simulated for a sinusoidal input force using a simple FE model for a crack in beam. The present simulation was compared with an earlier study and found to be more realistic.

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Link to paper using doi:10.1016/S0045-7949(02)00098-6

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