free vibration


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free vibration

[¦frē vī′brā·shən]
(physics)
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For free vibration analysis (q = 0), the relevant equation can be written as:
The free vibration of an undamped system of its natural vibration modes for a MDF system can be described mathematically by:
Having compared the responses of PVDF and PZT wafer for free vibration, the response for impact is compared here.
After a forced vibration using oscillator is cancelled, a free vibration is dominant in the girder so that one can regularize the peak decrements with logarithmic function as known as a damping ratio, [zeta](%) = (1/2[pi]n)ln([a.
A typical specimen free vibration response is shown in Figure 1.
So, it is only necessary to obtain the solution in the interval t [member of] [0,T/4], where T is the free vibration period of the oscillator.
The computational analysis in the dynamic range consisted in determination of the first three frequencies of free vibrations and the corresponding mode of vibration.
The subject of this paper is to analyze the free vibrations of a gear fatigue test rig working in a closed loop configuration.
Kant and Mallikharjuna [9, 10] used the finite element formulation for higher order theories to evaluate the free vibration frequencies of asymmetric and symmetric laminated plate.
In the area of testing and evaluating dynamic properties of rubber, the course instructors will discuss free vibration, forced vibration and mechanical fatigue testing of rubber.