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TECHNICAL BRIEFS

Localized Bending Waves in a Rib-Reinforced Elastic Orthotropic Plate

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M. Belubekyan, K. Ghazaryan

 Institute of Mechanics, National Academy of Sciences of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia

P. Marzocca, C. Cormier

Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering Department,  Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY 13699-5725

J. Appl. Mech 74(1), 169-171 (Nov 21, 2005) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2165242 History: Received May 05, 2005; Revised November 21, 2005

Localized bending waves in a thin elastic orthotropic cantilever plate reinforced by a rigid rib are studied. A condition under which the edge waves can be eliminated is determined. The condition requires that the rib have a certain minimal stiffness. Such waves are time-varying, and have spatially nonuniform bending perturbations that are localized in the proximity of free surface and are quickly decaying to zero. A general solution is presented and the particular case of an isotropic reinforced plate is shown. An inverse method is described for identifying the elastic properties of the rib.

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Model of a cantilever plate with one free and rib reinforced edge

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Condition for the existence of localized bending waves in an isotropic rib reinforced plate, b=100mm

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