Advances in Mathematical Modeling and Experimental Methods for Materials and Structures

Volume 168 of the series Solid Mechanics and Its Applications pp 249-254


An Equation Both More Consistent and Simpler Than the Bresse-Timoshenko Equation

  • Isaac ElishakoffAffiliated withDepartment of Mechanical Engineering, Florida Atlantic University Email author 

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A simple equation is discussed which takes into account both shear deformation and rotary inertia in vibrating beams. This equation is both more consistent and simpler than the widely used one of Bresse-Timoshenko.