International Symposium on Vibrations of Continuous Systems















































The Second International Symposium on Vibrations of Continuous Systems

The Sunstar Hotel
Grindelwald, Switzerland
July 11-16, 1999

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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.)

  • Controversial Aspects of Free Vibration of Shear-Deformable Beams
    Charles W. Bert, The University of Oklahoma, USA


  • Vibration of Structures Using Boundary Characteristic Orthogonal Polynomials in the Rayleigh-Ritz Method
    R.B. Bhat, Concordia University, Montreal, CANADA


  • Vibroacoustic Modeling of a Simplified Fuselage
    L. Cheng and J. Missaoui, Laval University, Quebec, CANADA


  • Limit Cycle Oscillations of Delta Wing Models in Low Subsonic Flow
    Deman Tang, James K. Henry and Earl H. Dowell, Duke University, USA


  • Dynamic Stiffness Matrix for High Order Beam Theory Vibration Analysis
    Moshe Eisenberger, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, ISRAEL


  • A Study of Multi-Span Bridge Deck Free Vibration by the Method of Superposition
    D.J. Gorman, University of Ottawa, CANADA, and Luigi Garibaldi, Politecnico di Torino, ITALY


  • Mathematical Model for Vortex Excited Oscillations in Bundled Conductor Of Transmission Lines
    Peter Hagedorn, Darmstadt University of Technology, GERMANY


  • Free Vibration Analysis of Laminated Shallow Cylindrical Shells of Rectangular Planform
    Kenji Hosokawa and Toshiyuki Sakata, Chubu University, JAPAN


  • On the Vibration of Composite Cylinders
    James R. Hutchinson, University of California, Davis, USA


  • Nonlinear Vibration Analysis of Cross-Ply Laminated Shallow Shells
    Yukinori Kobayashi, Gen Yamada and Masahiro Satoh, Hokkaido University, JAPAN


  • Modal Interaction of a Randomly Excited Hinged-Clamped Beam
    W.K. Lee, Yeungnam University, KOREA and D.S. Cho, Korea Power Engineering Co., KOREA


  • Curve Veering Revisited
    Arthur w. Leissa, Ohio State University, USA


  • Stationary Random Vibration of Continuous Systems
    Andrew Y. T. Leung, Manchester University, UK


  • Investigating the Limit of Turbomachinery Blade Modeling with Linear Pretwist
    C.W. Lim, University of Hong Kong, HONG KONG, and S. Kitipomchai, University of Queensland, AUSTRALIA


  • Axisymmetric Vibration Analysis of Rotating Annular Plates by a 3-D Finite Element
    Chorng-Fuh Liu, National Sun Yat-Sen University, TAIWAN


  • Time-Domain Simulations of Nonlinear, Unsteady, Aeroelastic Behavior
    S. Preidikman, B. Hall, and D. Mook, Virginia Polytechnic and State University, USA


  • Some Problems in Applying the Plate and Shell Theories to Vibration Optimization of Laminated Components
    Yoshihiro Narita, Hokkaido University, JAPAN


  • Verification of Chaotic Oscillations of a Post-Buckled Beam with a Concentrated Mass
    Ken-ichi Nagai, Gunma University, JAPAN, Takao Yamaguchi, Subaru Research Center, JAPAN, Hakubo Hattori and Hisashi Suzuki, Gunma University, JAPAN


  • Stability of Stiff Gravity Pendulums and of Centrifugal Pendulums
    S. Naguleswaran, University of Canterbury, NEW ZEALAND


  • On the Discretization of Spatially Continuous Systems with Quadratic and Cubic Nonlinearities
    An H. Nayfeh, Virginia Polytechnic and State University, USA


  • On the Displacement Functions in Vibration Analysis of FRP Laminated Composite Thick Plates
    Yoshiki Ohta, Hokkaido Institute of Technology, JAPAN


  • Vibratory Phenomena in Rotating Disk-Spindle Systems
    Robert G. Parker, Ohio State University, USA


  • Continuum Representations for the Vibration of Vehicle Tracks
    N.C. Perkins and C. Scholar, University of Michigan, USA


  • Some Observations on Shell Vibrations
    Mohamad S. Qatu, DANA Corporation, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA


  • Finite Dynamics of Elastic Suspended Cables: Analytical Approaches, Experimental Techniques, and Nonlinear Phenomena
    Giuseppe Rega, Università di Roma, ITALY


  • Measurement of the Bonding Quality of Piezoelectric Elements by Impedance Measurements of Electrically Excited Beam Vibration
    Wolfgang Seemann, University of Kaiserslautern, GERMANY


  • Vibration of Shell Structures and Fourier Series
    C.B. Sharma, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, UK


  • Numerical Procedure for the Nonlinear Free Vibration Analysis of Shallow Shell Defined by a Quadrilateral Domain
    A. V. Singh and K. Lan, The University of Western Ontario, CANADA


  • Vibrations of Elastic Cylindrical Shells with Non-Circular Cross-Section: A Survey
    Kostas P. Soldatos, University of Nottingham, UK


  • Vibration Analysis of a Rotating Laminated Composite Vessel
    Katsuyoshi Suzuki, Genji Shikanai and Jiqun Hu, Yamagata University, JAPAN


  • Spatial Coherent Structures in the Forced Dynamics of a Flexible Multi-Bay Truss
    Xianghong Ma and Alexander F. Vakakis, University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign, USA


  • Vibrations of a Fluid-Solid Column
    Jörg Wauer, Universität Karlsruhe, GERMANY


  • Remarks on the Three-Dimensional Vibration of Disks and Cylinders
    Jonathan Wickert, Carnegie Mellon University, USA


  • On Obtaining Modes from Dynamic Stiffness Matrix Analysis of Piecewise Continuous Structures
    F.W. Williams, Cardiff University, UK


  • On a Novel Approach to Solving for the Natural Frequencies of a Class of Doubly Curved Shells Including Closed Shells
    P.G. Young, University of Exeter, UK