The method of Frobenius is used to solve for the exact frequencies and mode shapes for rotating beams in which both the flexural rigidity and the mass distribution vary linearly. Results are tabulated for a variety of situations including uniform and tapered beams, with root offset and tip mass, and for both hinged root and fixed root boundary conditions. The results obtained for the case of the uniform cantilever beam are compared with other solutions, and the results of a conventional finite-element code.

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