Random Vibration of a Discrete-Distributed System

by Lawrence A. Bergman, Univ of Illinois, United States,
D. Michael McFarland, Univ of Illinois, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Probabilistic Methods in Civil Engineering


The stationary response of an arbitrarily complex, classically damped discrete-distributed system subjected to stationary Gaussian white noise is derived. For certain excitations, the mean square response of the system can be expressed in a simple, compact form.

Subject Headings: Vibration | Stationary processes | Noise pollution | Dynamic structural analysis | Gaussian process | Dynamic models | Damping

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