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Author Wittbrodt, Edmund.

Title Dynamics of flexible multibody systems : rigid finite element method / Edmund Wittbrodt, Iwona Adamiec-Wójcik, Stanisław Wojciech
Published Berlin : Springer, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 225 pages) : illustrations
Series Foundations of engineering mechanics, 1612-1384
Foundations of engineering mechanics. 1612-1384
Contents Homogenous Transformations -- The Rigid Finite Element Method -- Modification of the Rigid Finite Element Method -- Calculations for a Cantilever Beam and Methods of Integrating the Equations of Motion -- Verification of the Method -- Applications
Summary A new approach is presented for modelling multi-body systems, which constitutes a substantial enhancement of the Rigid Finite Element method. The new approach is based on homogeneous transformations and joint coordinates, and it yields the advantage that equations of motion are automatically generated for systems consisting of alternate rigid and flexible links. Apart from its simple physical interpretation and easy computer implementation, the method is also valuable for educational purposes since it impressively illustrates the impact of mechanical features on the mathematical model. This novel modelling approach is then applied to systems such as offshore-cranes and telescopic rapiers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Dynamics -- Mathematics.
Dynamics, Rigid.
Form Electronic book
Author Adamiec-Wójcik, Iwona.
Wojciech, Stanisław.
LC no. 2006920285
ISBN 3540323511 (cloth)
9783540323518 (cloth)