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# Stability in parametric resonance of axially moving viscoelastic beams with time-dependent speed

Department of Engineering Mechanics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200030, China; Shanghai Institute of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, Shanghai 200072, China

Journal of Sound and Vibration (Impact Factor: 1.61). 01/2005; DOI: 10.1016/j.jsv.2004.07.024 - [Show abstract] [Hide abstract]

**ABSTRACT:**The aim of the investigation described in this paper is to study the nonlinear parametric vibrations and stability of a simply-supported viscoelastic beam with an intra-span spring. Taking into account a time-dependent tension inside the beam as the main source of parametric excitations, as well as employing a two-parameter rheological model, the equations of motion are derived using Newton's second law of motion. These equations are then solved via a perturbation technique which yields approximate analytical expressions for the frequency-response curves. Regarding the main parametric resonance case, the local stability of limit cycles is analyzed. Moreover, some numerical examples are provided in the last section.Structural Engineering & Mechanics 01/2011; 40(5). · 0.80 Impact Factor - [Show abstract] [Hide abstract]

**ABSTRACT:**This study focuses on the steady-state periodic response and the chaotic behavior in the transverse motion of an axially moving viscoelastic tensioned beam with two-frequency excitations. The two-frequency excitations come from the external harmonic excitation and the parametric excitation from harmonic fluctuations of the moving speed. A dynamic model is established to include the finite axial support rigidity, the material derivative in the viscoelastic constitution relation, and the longitudinally varying tension due to the axial acceleration. The derived nonlinear integro-partial-differential equation of motion possesses space-dependent coefficients. Applying the differential quadrature method (DQM) and the integral quadrature method (IQM) to the equation of the transverse motion, a set of nonlinear ordinary differential equations is obtained. Based on the Runge–Kutta time discretization, the time history of the axially moving beam is numerically solved for the case of the primary resonance, the super–harmonic resonance, and the principal parametric resonance. For the first time, the nonlinear dynamics is studied under various relations between the forcing frequency and the parametric frequency, such as equal, multiple, and incommensurable relationships. The stable periodic response and its sensitivity to initial conditions are determined using the bidirectional frequency sweep. Furthermore, chaotic motions are identified using different methods including the Poincaré map, the maximum Lyapunov exponent, the fast Fourier transforms, and the initial value sensitivity. Numerical simulations reveal the characteristics of the periodic, quasiperiodic, and chaotic motion of a nonlinear axially moving beam under two-frequency excitations.International Journal of Applied Mechanics 06/2013; 05(02). · 1.48 Impact Factor - [Show abstract] [Hide abstract]

**ABSTRACT:**This paper focuses on the bifurcation and chaos of an axially accelerating viscoelastic beam in the supercritical regime. For the first time, the nonlinear dynamics of the system under consideration are studied via the high-order Galerkin truncation as well as the differential and integral quadrature method (DQM & IQM). The speed of the axially moving beam is assumed to be comprised of a constant mean value along with harmonic fluctuations. The transverse vibrations of the beam are governed by a nonlinear integro-partial-differential equation, which includes the finite axial support rigidity and the longitudinally varying tension due to the axial acceleration. The Galerkin truncation and the DQM & IQM are, respectively, applied to reduce the equation into a set of ordinary differential equations. Furthermore, the time history of the axially moving beam is numerically solved based on the fourth-order Runge–Kutta time discretization. Based on the numerical solutions, the phase portrait, the bifurcation diagrams and the initial value sensitivity are presented to identify the dynamical behaviors. Based on the nonlinear dynamics, the effects of the truncation terms of the Galerkin method, such as 2-term, 4-term, and 6-term, are studied by comparison with DQM & IQM.International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos 05/2014; 24(05). · 0.92 Impact Factor

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