Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Title:||Modification of fundamental vibration modes of circular plates with free edges|
|Authors:||Duan, W.H. |
|Source:||Duan, W.H., Wang, C.M., Wang, C.Y. (2008-11-11). Modification of fundamental vibration modes of circular plates with free edges. Journal of Sound and Vibration 317 (3-5) : 709-715. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsv.2008.03.065|
|Abstract:||For an isotropic circular plate with constant thickness and free edges, its fundamental vibration mode takes the form of a twisting mode with two nodal diameters, i.e. n=2. In certain applications, it may be necessary to have an axisymmetric shape for the fundamental vibration mode (i.e. mode shape with no nodal diameter, n=0). In this paper, we show that such an axisymmetric vibration mode can be realized by increasing the bending rigidity of the outer rim of the circular plate by using a larger thickness or by using a material with a larger Young's modulus or both. We also determine the critical flexural rigidity of the outer rim that will trigger this vibration mode change from n=2 type to n=0 type for a given rim width. The ability to alter the mode shape of circular plates with free edges has useful applications in sensing and actuating devices and large pontoon-type floating circular structures. © 2008 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.|
|Source Title:||Journal of Sound and Vibration|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
Show full item record
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.
checked on Mar 8, 2018
WEB OF SCIENCETM
checked on Feb 7, 2018
checked on Mar 12, 2018
Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.