Accession Number : ADA119234

Title :   Parameter Estimation in Timoshenko Beam Models.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : BROWN UNIV PROVIDENCE RI LEFSCHETZ CENTER FOR DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS

Personal Author(s) : Banks,H T ; Crowley,J M

PDF Url : ADA119234

Report Date : Jun 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 36

Abstract : The authors present cubic and linear spline-based approximation schemes for models of beams based on the Timoshenko theory. The schemes are used in parameter estimation algorithms; convergence results and numerical findings are reported. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Timoshenko beam, *Parametric analysis, *Estimates, *Mathematical models, Numerical methods and procedures, Splines(Geometry), Approximation(Mathematics), Transverse, Vibration, Convergence, Algorithms, Constants, Cubic spline technique, Identification, Displacement, Feedback, Control

Subject Categories : Theoretical Mathematics
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE