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The Fifth International Symposium on Vibrations of Continuous Systems

Berchtesgaden at Lake Königssee
July 25-29, 2005

St. Bartholomew's

St. Bartholomew's on Lake Königssee

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    Papers in alphabetical order of Presenter's last name:

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

  • On Rotating Ring Dynamics: Instabilities under Harmonic Velocity Perturbation
    S. F. Asokanthan and J. Cho, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON, CANADA

  • A Unified Formulation to Assess Various Theories for the Free Vibrations Analysis of Homogeneous and Multilayered Plates
    E. Carrera, Politecnico di Torino, ITALY

  • Stability and Vibration of a Nonlinear Beam with Subcritical Axial Speed
    L-Q. Chen, Shanghai University, Shanghai, CHINA

  • Three-Dimensional Natural Frequency Analysis of Piezoelectric Shells of Revolution by the Ritz Method
    P. Cupial, Cracow University of Technology, Kraków, POLAND

  • Modal Data for a Layered Piezoelectric Cylinder and Their Applications
    S. B. Dong, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA

  • Free Vibration of Variable Thickness Skew Plates
    M. Eisenberger and I. Shufrin, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, ISRAEL

  • Free In-Plane Vibration Analysis of Rectangular Plates with Elastic Support Normal to the Edges
    D. J. Gorman, University of Ottawa, CANADA

  • Remarks on an Annular Plate with Partial Elastic Bedding
    P. Hagedorn, D. Hochlenert, and F. Fischer, Technische Universität Darmstadt, GERMANY

  • In-Plane Analysis of Vibration and Stability of a Loaded Arch with Variable Curvature
    C. S. Huang, , National Chiao Tung University , TAIWAN, K. Y. Nieh, Tamkang University, TAIWAN and M. C. Yang, National Chiao Tung University, TAIWAN

  • The Crosswise Series Superposition Method in Solid Mechanics
    J. R. Hutchinson, University of California, Davis, CA, USA

  • Recent Advances in Asymptotic Modeling in Vibration Analysis
    S. Ilanko, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND

  • Optimal Design of Prismatic Plate Assemblies with Spectral Gap Constraints
    D. Kennedy, O. J. O'Leary, and F. W. Williams, Cardiff University, UK

  • Corrected Solvability Conditions for Non-Linear Asymmetric Vibrations of a Circular Plate Revisited
    W. K. Lee, Yeungnam University, SOUTH KOREA

  • The Historical Bases of the Rayleigh and Ritz Methods
    A. W. Leissa, Colorado State University, CO, USA

  • High Frequency Vibration Analysis of Thick Shallow Shells using DSC-Ritz Method
    C. W. Lim, A. Y. T. Leung, Z. R. Li, City University of Hong Kong, HONG KONG, and G. W. Wei Michigan State University, MI, USA

  • Non-Smooth Resonant Vibrations of Delaminated Beam-Type Structures
    I. Mueller and P. Vielsack, Universität Karlsruhe GERMANY

  • Experiments of Modal Interaction on Chaotic Oscillations of an Annular Plate with Initial Deflection
    K. Nagai, S. Maruyama, and T. Yamaguchi, Gunma University, JAPAN

  • Layerwise Optimization vs. Heuristic Global Optimization in Vibration Design of Laminated Composite Plates
    Y. Narita, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, JAPAN

  • Dynamic Analysis of MEMS Resonators
    A. H. Nayfeh, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg VA, USA, M. I. Younis, State University of New York at Binghampton, USA and E. Abdel-Rahman, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA

  • Vibration of an Atomising Disc Subjected to Growing Distributed Mass
    H. Ouyang, University of Liverpool, UK

  • Modal Properties of Planetary Gears with an Elastic Continuum Ring Gear>
    X. Wu and R. G. Parker, The Ohio State University, USA

  • Dynamic Stability of Shells: Theories and Experiments
    F. Pellicano, Università di Modena e Riggio Emilia, Modena , ITALY, M. Amabili, Università di Parma, ITALY, and K. Avramov National Technical University, Kharkov, UKRAINE

  • Vibration Analysis of Post buckled Elastica Beams, Columns, Pipes, and Loops
    R. H. Plaut , Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg VA, USA and L. N. Virgin, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA

  • Internally Resonant Dynamics of Suspended Cables: Model Validation, Nonlinear Normal Modes, Reduced Order Approximations
    G. Rega and N. Srinil, Università di Roma, ITALY

  • Wire-Screen Belt Vibrations in a Paper Machine
    Y. Sato and T. Nagamine, Saitama University, JAPAN

  • Ultrasonic Motor Based on Longitudinal and Torsional Vibration>
    W. Seemann, B. Sauter, Y. Yi, R. Gausmann, Universität Karlsruhe GERMANY

  • Natural Frequencies of Rotating and Non-Rotating FGM Circular Cylindrical Shells
    C. B. Sharma and M. N. Naeem, UMIST, Manchester, UK

  • Vibration and Buckling of Plates by P-Type Method
    A. V. Singh and T. Muhammad, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, CANADA

  • A New Relationship Between Linear and Transcendental Eigenproblems
    F. W. Williams, D. Kennedy, M. S. Djoudi, Cardiff University, UK, and S. Yuan, Tsinghua University, Beijing, CHINA