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Continuous Systems

ContinuousSystems

Introduction
PDEs

TransverseVibrationofatightlystretchedString/cable
LongitudinalVibrationofabar
Tortional vibrationofshaft/rod
Lateralvibrationofbeams

FreebodyDiagramofaninfinitesimallysmall
b d i
f i fi i i ll
ll
elementofaparticularsystem NewtonsLaw
AssumingSHM
Infinite#ofNaturalFrequencies/ModeShapes

Transverse Vibration of a String or Cable


TransverseVibrationofaStringorCable

Initial and Boundary Conditions


InitialandBoundaryConditions
ICs
IfStringisfixedatoneend
g

EndcannotSupportTransverseforce

If x=0
Ifx
0endisfreeandPisconst
end is free and P is const

Free Vibrations of a String


FreeVibrationsofaString

FreeVibrationsofaStringwithBoth
EndsFixed
d
d

Longitudinal Vibration of a bar/rod


LongitudinalVibrationofabar/rod

Lateral Vibration of Beams


LateralVibrationofBeams