A new fixed interface component mode synthesis method using partial interface modes is presented. Partial interface modes are the structure normal modes which result from the static condensation of the structure to the interface between the substructures and which are clamped at a part of this interface. This method is the generalization of the classical component mode synthesis method which keeps all the interface physical displacements in the assembled reduced system and the method using interface modes which eliminates all of them. It allows one to reduce the number of the interface generalized coordinates and at the same time to keep some of the physical displacements at the interface. This latter capability is very useful to build reduced order models in which the presence of physical displacements are essential, for example in order to impose prescribed motions or to take into account local non-linearities. The new method is applied to a bladed disk in both tuned and mistuned cases.

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