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Quadratic representation of a nonlinear dynamic stiffness matrix and related eigenvalue problems

Ye, J Q and Williams, F W (1997) Quadratic representation of a nonlinear dynamic stiffness matrix and related eigenvalue problems. Computer methods in applied mechanics and engineering, 146 (3-4). pp. 313-323. ISSN 0045-7825

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Abstract

The approximate representation of an exact dynamic stiffness matrix K(rho) by a quadratic matrix formulation, A-rho B-rho(2)C, is studied theoretically in this paper. The matrix formulation is formed by expressing the elements of K(rho) as parabolic functions based on choosing three fixed values of the eigenparameter rho. The general bounding properties of the approximate eigenvalues provided by the quadratic matrix formulation are shown to exist, provided that the three fixed values are below the lowest pole of the nonlinear stiffness matrix and that the three coefficient matrices, A, B and C, are positive definite. It is shown theoretically in this paper that the approximate eigenvalues are either upper or lower bounds of the corresponding exact ones of the exact dynamic stiffness matrix.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Computer methods in applied mechanics and engineering
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Engineering
ID Code: 54262
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 17 May 2012 14:49
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 09 Apr 2014 23:28
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/54262

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