Vibrations of Thin Elastic Shells

  • M. Dikmen
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 240)


In this introductory Chapter, we first give some information about the history of shell dynamics, and then make remarks concerning the scope of these lectures. The description of the elastic shell as it shall be considered here is followed by the equations of linear shell dynamics in general, and b, a particular differential operator.


Cylindrical Shell Free Vibration Edge Effect Thin Shell Rotatory Inertia 
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  • M. Dikmen
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  1. 1.Technical UniversityIstanbulTurkey

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