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Experimental Mechanics

, Volume 33, Issue 1, pp 64–69 | Cite as

Force identification from dynamic responses of a bimaterial beam

  • James F. Doyle
Article

Abstract

The dynamic response due to impact of a two-dimensional bimaterial beam system is described in terms of a waveguide model involving two displacements and a rotation. Coupled with spectral analysis, this allows measured signals to characterize the waves propagating in the system; this in turn, is used to predict responses at any locations. In particular, the impacting force can be reconstructed. The results are demonstrated for an aluminum/expoxy system.

Keywords

Mechanical Engineer Fluid Dynamics Spectral Analysis Dynamic Response Measured Signal 
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© Society for Experimental Mechanics, Inc. 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • James F. Doyle
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  1. 1.School of Aeronautics and AstronauticsPurdue UniversityWest Lafayette

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