The problem of free vibration of a complex system with a natural frequency identical to that of one of its subsystems is further discussed. Such eigenvibrations need special consideration in many modal synthesis methods, as the Green’s operator of the resonating subsystem does not exist at subsystem natural frequencies. A general treatment of this problem has been given by the authors in a companion paper. In this supplement, the previous work is extended to include the case of interaction forces applied to the resonating subsystem at points where the corresponding eigenfunction of the subsystem has maxima. Examples of such eigenvibrations are presented for two simple systems. The differences between these examples and those of the previous paper are noted and discussed.

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