Finite Amplitude Response of Circular Plates Subject to Dynamic Loading

  • W. A. Nash
  • H. Kanematsu
Conference paper
Part of the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics book series (IUTAM)


The nonlinear equations describing axisymmetric finite amplitude response of a thin elastic clamped edge circular plate to pulse loading are solved by finite difference techniques for the case of a spatially uniform load which time- wise is represented as a step function. Damping of the plate is considered.


Circular Plate Elastic Plate Flexural Vibration Finite Amplitude Finite Difference Technique 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. A. Nash
    • 1
  • H. Kanematsu
    • 1
  1. 1.University of MassachusettsAmherstUSA

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