Some Principles of Elastic Shaft Stability Including Variational Principles

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R. C. Shieh

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J. Appl. Mech 49(1), 191-196 (Mar 01, 1982) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3161965 History: Received August 01, 1980; Revised June 01, 1981; Online July 21, 2009


Flutter instability problems of (i) a rotating circular elastic shaft subjected to both follower end torque(s) and dead force, and (ii) a rotating elliptical elastic shaft subjected to axial compressive dead force are studied, and some instability and variational principles are established in an “equivalent energy” term.

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