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Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. November 2011, 78(6): 061003.
Published Online: August 22, 2011
... nonparametric statistics reduced order systems shapes (structures) stochastic processes Linearized vibrations of conservative structures and structural modes (or elastic modes) play an important role to analyze with computational models the responses of complex structures in the low-frequency range...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. May 2011, 78(3): 031015.
Published Online: February 16, 2011
... one round to another, the variation results in a random effect of gravity drop on a projectile at a given range. In other words, it is a completely stochastic process over the projectile trajectory. Again, this section discusses the scenario of initial elevation velocity going downward. The case...
Topics: Projectiles
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. May 2011, 78(3): 031013.
Published Online: February 15, 2011
... with one critical mode and one asymptotically stable mode driven by a small intensity stochastic process. We obtain a general asymptotic approximation for the maximal Lyapunov exponent for this four dimensional system and explain how the stochastic components that couple the critical and stable modes play...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. March 2011, 78(2): 021002.
Published Online: November 4, 2010
... 2009 25 07 2010 09 09 2010 04 11 2010 04 11 2010 damping Fokker-Planck equation impact (mechanical) stochastic processes white noise While Gaussian white noise or filtered Gaussian white noise has been extensively used as a model of various environmental loadings...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Appl. Mech. July 2010, 77(4): 044501.
Published Online: March 25, 2010
... 25 03 2010 linearisation techniques nonlinear dynamical systems stochastic processes For extensive reviews of this method the reader can consult with papers by Falsone and Ricciardi ( 5 ), Socha ( 6 ), and Bernard ( 7 ). Elishakoff ( 8...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. March 2010, 77(2): 021013.
Published Online: December 14, 2009
...Cláudio R. Ávila da Silva, Jr.; Giuseppe Pintaude; Hazim Ali Al-Qureshi; Marcelo Alves Krajnc In this paper the Archard model and classical results of mean square calculus are used to derive two Cauchy problems in terms of the expected value and covariance of the worn height stochastic process...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. July 2009, 76(4): 041007.
Published Online: April 22, 2009
... stability stochastic processes parametric resonance moment Lyapunov exponents bounded noise The equations of motion for many engineering problems are of the general form 1 q ̈ i ( t ) + 2 β i q ̇ i ( t ) + ω i 2 q ( t ) + ζ ( t ) ω i...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. November 2008, 75(6): 061001.
Published Online: August 15, 2008
... that the SRC model can also be extended to third- and higher-order simulations of non-Gaussian stochastic processes such as wind pressure, ocean waves, and earthquake accelerations, which is an important research direction for high fidelity simulation of physical processes. 28 09 2005 09 01 2007...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. September 2008, 75(5): 051008.
Published Online: July 15, 2008
... 2007 14 11 2007 15 07 2008 aggregates (materials) boundary-value problems continuum mechanics stochastic processes thermodynamics viscoplasticity homogenization random polycrystals representative volume element (RVE) bounds plasticity The motivation of this study...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. September 2008, 75(5): 051001.
Published Online: July 2, 2008
... material as an aggregate of anisotropic mesoscale crystals. polycrystal plasticity planar polycrystal stochastic Taylor model Kuramoto model finite element analysis plasticity stochastic processes texture 21 02 2007 25 02 2008 02 07 2008 Due to the simple nature...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. July 2008, 75(4): 041016.
Published Online: May 14, 2008
... Liapunov functional method, almost sure asymptotic stability conditions are obtained as the function of stochastic process variance, damping coefficient, and geometric and physical parameters of the band. Numerical calculations are performed for infinite mode and compared with known results. Almost sure...
Topics: Stability
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. March 2008, 75(2): 021001.
Published Online: February 20, 2008
... processes stochastic processes structural engineering robust design model uncertainties structural dynamics It is known that the accuracy of the dynamical responses predictions in computational mechanics is mainly related to the level of model and data uncertainties. For this reason...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Appl. Mech. July 2007, 74(4): 798–809.
Published Online: September 19, 2006
... strength of the laminated plates is studied. Parametric studies are carried out to see the effect of hole size, layups, and boundary conditions on the mean and variance of plate buckling strength. 06 03 2006 19 09 2006 plates (structures) finite element analysis stochastic processes...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Appl. Mech. July 2006, 73(4): 698–701.
Published Online: October 19, 2005
... rods (structures) beams (structures) stochastic processes brittleness bending statistical distributions The probabilistic nature of strength in brittle materials has been studied extensively ( 1 ). Large dispersion, coupled with size effects were observed in ceramics, concrete, rocks...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Appl. Mech. May 2006, 73(3): 430–440.
Published Online: October 2, 2005
... 16 02 2004 02 10 2005 Navier-Stokes equations flow simulation Benard convection magnetohydrodynamics stochastic processes boundary layer turbulence Because of the unsurmountable resolution problem of extremely thin wall boundary layers, large-eddy simulations (LES...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Additional Technical Papers
J. Appl. Mech. January 2006, 73(1): 120–127.
Published Online: June 1, 2005
... excitation, α = 1.0 , σ = 1.0 04 12 2002 01 06 2005 Lyapunov matrix equations eigenvalues and eigenfunctions stochastic processes construction components partial differential equations noise In general, the study of the dynamic stability of many...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Appl. Mech. March 2006, 73(2): 197–205.
Published Online: May 31, 2005
... stochastic processes diffusion Korteweg-de Vries equation method of moments A large class of physical systems have the property of producing outputs that are less random than their inputs. Putting this rather loose statement more formally: if the input to such a system is selected randomly from...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Article
J. Appl. Mech. March 2005, 72(2): 213–221.
Published Online: March 15, 2005
... = 0.5 , τ = 0.5 nonlinear dynamical systems mechanical stability stochastic processes asymptotic stability Lyapunov methods exponential distribution Dynamic stability of elastic systems under parametric stochastic excitation has been a subject of research for a few...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Appl. Mech. November 2004, 71(6): 759–768.
Published Online: January 27, 2005
..., CA 93106-5070, and will be accepted until four months after final publication of the paper itself in the ASME JOURNAL OF APPLIED MECHANICS . 30 January 2002 18 March 2004 27 01 2005 nonlinear dynamical systems stochastic processes Galerkin method stochastic systems...