Transient Response of Nonlinear Systems to Stationary Random Excitation

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S. R. Soni

Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, NG7, 2RD, England

K. Surendran

Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, P.S.G. College of Technology, Peelamedu, Coimbatore-4 (T. N.), India

J. Appl. Mech 42(4), 891-893 (Dec 01, 1975) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3423732 History: Received May 01, 1975; Online July 12, 2010


Transient response of second-order systems with a slightly nonlinear restoring force is analyzed for random inputs using perturbation technique. Mean square responses, up to the second-order of correction, are obtained for white and exponentially decaying correlation functions.

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