This paper presents the nonlinear vibration of a simply supported Euler-Bernoulli beam with a mass-spring system subjected to a primary resonance excitation. The nonlinearity is due to the mid-plane stretching and cubic spring stiffness. The equations of motion and the boundary conditions are derived using Hamiltons principle. The nonlinear system of equations are solved using the method of multiple scales. Explicit expressions are obtained for the mode shapes, natural frequencies, nonlinear frequencies, and frequency response curves. The validity of the results is demonstrated via comparison with results in the literature. Exact natural frequencies are obtained for different locations, rotational inertias, and masses.
Volume Subject Area:Dynamics, Vibration, and Control
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