WJM  Vol.5 No.2 , February 2015
Nonlinear Free Vibrations of C-C-SS-SS Symmetrically Laminated Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic (CFRP) Rectangular Composite Plates
ABSTRACT
The purpose of this paper is to apply the theoretical model developed in References [1]-[6] in order to analyze the geometrically nonlinear free dynamic response of C-C-SS-SS rectangular CFRP symmetrically laminated plates so as to investigate the effect of nonlinearity on the nonlinear resonance frequencies, the nonlinear fundamental mode shape and associated bending stress patterns at large vibration amplitudes. Various values of the plate aspect ratio and the amplitude of vibrations will be considered, and useful numerical data also are provided.

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Zergoune, Z. , Harras, B. and Benamar, R. (2015) Nonlinear Free Vibrations of C-C-SS-SS Symmetrically Laminated Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic (CFRP) Rectangular Composite Plates. World Journal of Mechanics, 5, 20-32. doi: 10.4236/wjm.2015.52003.
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