Normal Modes and Localization in Nonlinear Systems by Alexander F. VakakisNormal Modes and Localization in Nonlinear Systems by Alexander F. Vakakis

Normal Modes and Localization in Nonlinear Systems

EditorAlexander F. Vakakis

Paperback | January 21, 2011

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This book contains a collection of original papers on nonlinear normal modes and localization in dynamical systems from leading experts in the field. The reader will find new analytical and computational techniques for studying normal modes and localization phenomena in nonlinear discrete and continuous oscillators. In addition, examples are provided of applications of these concepts to diverse problems of engineering and applied mathematics, such as nonlinear control of micro-gyroscopes, dynamics of floating offshore platforms, buckling of imperfect continua, order reduction of nonlinear systems, dynamics of nonlinear vibration absorbers, spatial localization and pattern formation in extended systems, singular asymptotics and nonlinear modal interactions and energy pumping in coupled oscillators.
Title:Normal Modes and Localization in Nonlinear SystemsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:298 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0 inPublished:January 21, 2011Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9048157153

ISBN - 13:9789048157150

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Table of Contents

Preface; A.F. Vakakis. Invariant Manifolds, Nonclassical Normal Modes, and Proper Orthogonal Modes in the Dynamics of the Flexible Spherical Pendulum; I.T. Georgiou, I.B. Schwartz. Normal Vibrations in Near-Conservative Self-Excited and Viscoelastic Nonlinear Systems; Y.V. Mikhlin, B.I. MorgunovDAGGER. Nonlinear Normal Modes in a System with Nonholonomic Constraints; R.H. Rand, D.V. Ramani. Nonlinear Normal Modes of a Parametrically Excited Cantilever Beam; H. Yabuno, A.H. Nayfeh. Normal Modes and Boundary Layers for a Slender Tensioned Beam on a Nonlinear Foundation; F. Pellicano, A.F. Vakakis. The Description of Localized Normal Modes in a Chain of Nonlinear Coupled Oscillators Using Complex Variables; L.I. Manevitch. Spatially Localized Models of Extended Systems; R.W. Wittenberg, P. Holmes. Mode Localization in Dynamics and Buckling of Linear Imperfect Continuous Structures; A. Luongo. Dynamics of Relative Phases: Generalised Multibreathers; T. Ahn, R.S. Mackay, J.-A. Sepulchre. Nonlinear Modal Analysis of Structural Systems Using Multi-Mode Invariant Manifolds; E. Pesheck, N. Boivin, C. Pierre, S.W. Shaw. Localization in Nonlinear Mistuned Systems with Cyclic Summetry; W. Sextro, K. Popp, T. Krzyzynski. Mode Localization Induced by a Nonlinear Control Loop; R.T. M'Closkey, A. Vakakis, R. Gutierrez. Transition of Energy to a Nonlinear Localized Mode in a Highly Asymmetric System of Two Oscillators; O.V. Gendelman. Application of Nonlinear Normal Mode Analysis to the Non-linear and Coupled Dynamics of a Floating Offshore Platform with Damping; J.M. Falzarano, R.E. Clague, R.S. Kota. Performance of Nonlinear Vibration Absorbers for Multi-Degrees-of-Freedom Systems Using Nonlinear Normal Modes; G.S. Agnes, D.J. Inman.