CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences

Dynamic Motion: Chaotic and Stochastic Behaviour

Editors: Casciati, F. (Ed.)

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The chapters of this book were written by structural engineers. The approach, therefore, is not aiming toward a scientific modelling of the response but to the definition of engineering procedures for detecting and avoiding undesired phenomena. In this sense chaotic and stochastic behaviour can be tackled in a similar manner. This aspect is illustrated in Chapter 1. Chapters 2 and 3 are entirely devoted to Stochastic Dynamics and cover single-degree-of-freedom systems and impact problems, respectively. Chapter 4 provides details on the numerical tools necessary for evaluating the main indexes useful for the classification of the motion and for estimating the response probability density function. Chapter 5 gives an overview of random vibration methods for linear and nonlinear multi-degree-of-freedom systems. The randomness of the material characteristics and the relevant stochastic models ar considered in Chapter 6. Chapter 7, eventually, deals with large engineering sytems under stochastic excitation and allows for the stochastic nature of the mechanical and geometrical properties.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Dynamic Motion: Chaotic and Stochastic Behaviour
Editors
  • F. Casciati
Series Title
CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences
Series Volume
340
Copyright
1993
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Wien
eBook ISBN
978-3-7091-2682-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-7091-2682-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-211-82517-4
Series ISSN
0254-1971
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 325
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