Numerical Integration of Forced -- Vibration Equationsby Adnan Çakirogˇlu,
Serial Information: Journal of the Engineering Mechanics Division, 1968, Vol. 94, Issue 3, Pg. 711-730
Document Type: Journal Paper
Modified forms of finite-difference equations for the numerical-integration of forced-vibration equations are presented. The numerical-integration method which consists of the application of a step-by-step procedure after having started by means of a special initial equation, does not necessitate the solution of a set of equations at each step, even in case of nonlinear damped vibrations of multidegree systems. The truncation errors involved are, in general, small compared with other well-known numerical-integration methods. For the special case of linear-elastic forced-vibrations of multidegree systems with viscous damping, a computer program, is developed through the use of the general matrix form of the modified finite-difference equations. A comparison of the method with other well-known numerical-integration methods is performed on a numerical example.
Subject Headings: Vibration | Numerical methods | Finite difference method | Damping | Case studies | Linear functions | Nonlinear analysis | Computer software
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