Experimental wavelet analysis of flexural waves in beams
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The wavelet transform (WT) is applied to the time-frequency analysis of flexural waves in beams. The WT with the Gabor wavelet decomposes a dispersive wave into each frequency component in the time domain, which enables one to determine the traveling time of a wave along the beam at each frequency. By utilizing this fact, a method is developed to identify the dispersion relation and impact site of beams.
KeywordsMechanical Engineer Travel Time Fluid Dynamics Dispersion Relation Frequency Component
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