International Symposium on Vibrations of Continuous Systems















































The First International Symposium on Vibrations of Continuous Systems

The Stanley Hotel
Estes Park, Colorado, USA
August 11-15, 1997

The Stanley Hotel

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    Papers in alphabetical order of Author's last name:

    (Persons desiring information on a topic listed below are invited to contact the author directly.)

  • Effect of Layup on the Behavior of Composite Structures
    Serge Abrate, Southern Illinois University, USA


  • Pure Shear Modes of Free Vibration of Rectangular Parallelepipeds
    Charles W. Bert, The University of Oklahoma, USA


  • Vibration Behaviors of Defective Systems
    Su Huan Chen, Jilin University of Technology, CHINA


  • Free Vibrational Analysis using the Ritz Method with "Artificial" Springs
    S. M. Dickinson, The University ofWestern Ontario, CANADA

  • Dynamic Stiffness Vibration Analysis of Non-Uniform Members
    Moshe Eisenberger, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, ISRAEL


  • Free Vibration of Flexible Members
    Demeter G. Fertis, University of Akron, USA


  • Free Vibration Analysis of Rectangular Plates with Arbitrarily Distributed Non-Uniform Classical Edge Supports
    D.J. Gorman, University of Ottawa, CANADA


  • Vibrating Beams Contacting Through a Visco-Elastic Layer: A Mechanical Model for Ultrasonic Motors
    Peter Hagedorn, Darmstadt University of Technology, GERMANY


  • In-Plane Vibrations of Arches With Varying Curvature and Cross-Section
    C.S. Huang, National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering, TAIWAN


  • Vibrations of Thick Free Circular Plates Revisited
    James R. Hutchinson, University of California, Davis, USA


  • On the Application of Rayleigh's Principle and the Ritz Method - Some Points to Ponder
    S. Ilanko, University of Canterbury, NEW ZEALAND


  • Free Vibration of Skew Laminated Plates
    Rakesh Kapania, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA


  • Large Amplitude Free Vibration of Composite Laminated Shallow Shells
    Yukinori Kobayashi, Hokkaido University, JAPAN


  • Validity of the Multiple - Scale Solution for a Subharmonic Resonance Response of a Bar with a Nonlinear Boundary Condition
    W.K. Lee, Yeungnam University, KOREA


  • Some Misconceptions in Membrane, Plate and Shell Vibration Analysis
    A. W. Leissa, Ohio State University, USA


  • Vibration of Deep Cylindrical Shells: A Three-Dimensional Elasticity Approach
    C. W. Lim, The University of Queensland, AUSTRALIA


  • Axisymmetric Vibration of Circular Plates Axisymmetric Finite Element--A 3-D Approach
    Chorng-Fuh Liu, National Sun Yat-Sen University, TAIWAN


  • Modeling Unsteady Aeroelastic Behavior of Wings
    D. T. Mook, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA


  • Experiments on Chaotic Vibration of a Shallow Cylindrical Shell-Panel with an In-Plane Elastic-Support at Boundary
    Ken-ichi Nagai, Gunma University, JAPAN


  • Analysis and Optimal Design of Column Using Earthquake Force for Controlling Vibrations
    Kosuke Nagaya, Gunma University, JAPAN


  • Analytical Solution to the Mode Shape Differential Equation of Some Non-Uniform Euler-Bernoulli Beams
    S. Naguleswaran, University of Canterbury, NEW ZEALAND


  • Vibration Analysis of Three Dimensional Composites in Cylindrical Coordinates Considering Arbitrary Boundary Conditions
    Yoshihiro Narita, Hokkaido Institute of Technology, JAPAN


  • On the Discretization of Weakly Nonlinear Continuous Systems
    Ali H. Nayfeh, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA


  • Damping Properties of Two-Layer Curved Structures with an Unconstrained Viscoelastic Layer
    A. Okazaki, Chubu University, JAPAN


  • Coherent Scattering Effects in Irregular Structures
    Douglas Photiadis, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington DC, USA


  • Theory and Vibration of Laminated Barrel Shells
    Mohamad S. Qatu, Lake Superior State University, USA


  • Dynamic Behaviour of Pretwisted Composite Plates-A Finite Element Analysis
    P.K Sinha, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, INDIA


  • Inconsistencies Between the Vectorial and the Variational Formulation of Classical and Higher-Order Shell Theories
    Kostas P. Soldatos, University of Nottingham, UK


  • Exact Solutions for Vibrations of a Combined System Consisting of Multiple Curved and Straight Bars
    K Suzuki, Yamagata University, JAPAN


  • Nonlinear Normal Modes in Vibration Theory?
    Alexander Vakakis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA


  • Spatially Modulated Vibration Modes in Rotationally Periodic Continuous Systems
    J.A. Wickert, Carnegie Mellon University, USA


  • Applications of an Efficient Free Vibration Root Counting Algorithm For Dynamic Stiffness Matrix Methods
    F. W; Williams, University of Wales, UK


  • Free Vibration of Spinning Angle-Ply Laminated Circular Cylindrical Shells
    Gen Yamada, Hokkaido University, JAPAN


  • Stability of Fluttered Beams Subjected to Circulatory Random Forces
    T.H. Young, National Taiwan Institute of Technology, TAIWAN


  • Transition Point Solutions for Thin Shell Vibration and a Homogenization Model of Beam Bundle in Fluid
    R.J. Zhang, Tongji University, Shanghai, CHINA