On the Shock Response of Inelastic Beamsby Kenneth E. Blanchard,
Albert B. Schultz,
Serial Information: Journal of the Engineering Mechanics Division, 1965, Vol. 91, Issue 5, Pg. 27-36
Document Type: Journal Paper
Response of a uniform clamped-free beam driven into the inelastic range by half-sine, triangular, and rectangular ground acceleration pulses is investigated. Shock spectra are presented for beams possessing bilinear moment-curvature properties. Limited data are presented for a supported-supported beam. Beams are represented by lumped parameter models and equations of motion are solved on an analog computer. Effetcs of pulse shape and duration are evaluated.
Subject Headings: Beams | Inelasticity | Equations of motion | Computer models | Structural models | Curvature | Parameters (statistics) | Analogs
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