AM  Vol.3 No.3 , March 2012
The Response of Viscously Damped Euler-Bernoulli Beam to Uniform Partially Distributed Moving Loads
ABSTRACT
The paper investigates the response of non-initially stressed Euler-Bernoulli beam to uniform partially distributed moving loads. The governing partial differential equations were analyzed for both moving force and moving mass problem in order to determine the behaviour of the system under consideration. The analytical method in terms of series solution and numerical method were used for the governing equation. The effect of various beam observed that the response amplitude due to the moving force is greater than that due to moving mass. It was also found that the response amplitude of the moving force problem with non-initial stress increase as mass of the mass of the load M increases.

Cite this paper
F. Akinpelu, "The Response of Viscously Damped Euler-Bernoulli Beam to Uniform Partially Distributed Moving Loads," Applied Mathematics, Vol. 3 No. 3, 2012, pp. 199-204. doi: 10.4236/am.2012.33031.
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