Vibration and Nonlinear Dynamics of Plates and Shells - Applications of Flat Triangular Finite Elements

This e-book focuses on the vibrational and nonlinear aspects of plate and shell structure dynamics by applying the finite element model. Specifically, shell finite elements employed in the ...
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Vibration Analysis of Shells with Double Curvatures

Pp. 77-99 (23)

Meilan Liu and Cho W. S. To

Abstract

Vibration characteristics of shell structures with double curvatures are studied in this chapter. These shell structures include the spherical caps, spherical panel of square projection, hemispherical panel, and hemispherical shell. The computed results are compared with available data in the literature whenever they are available.

Keywords:

Vibration analysis, spherical shells, caps, panel, hemispheres.

Affiliation:

Department of Mechanical Engineering Lakehead University Thunder Bay Ontario Canada