A continuous structure has several response characteristics that make it a good candidate for a sensor to be used in locating an acoustic source. In this paper, based on a beam structure with simple supports on both ends, the response of the structure to transient sinusoidal wave excitations is examined analytically and also verified by a finite element method (FEM). For sensor configuration on this structure, various interesting parameters such as the aperture of the structure, material properties, and thickness are examined by evaluating their effects on structure displacement responses. Results will be used for acoustic wave identification in the future.
Study of Moving Sinusoidal Wave Load Across Simple Supported Beam for Sensor Structural Configuration
Contributed by the Design Engineering Division of ASME for publication in the JOURNAL OF VIBRATION AND ACOUSTICS. Manuscript received September 24, 2011; final manuscript received April 14, 2014; published online May 19, 2014. Assoc. Editor: Brian P. Mann.
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Zhang, B., and Steve Shepard, W. (May 19, 2014). "Study of Moving Sinusoidal Wave Load Across Simple Supported Beam for Sensor Structural Configuration." ASME. J. Vib. Acoust. August 2014; 136(4): 041009. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4027481
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