Application of the Restoring Force Surface Method to a Real-life Spacecraft Structure.- Nonlinear Dynamic Model and Simulation of Morphing Wing Profile Actuated by Shape Memory Alloys.- Environmental Testing and Data Analysis for Non-linear Spacecraft Structure- Impact on Virtual Shaker Testing.- Using Impact Modulation to Detect Loose Bolts in a Satellite.- Nonlinear Modal Analysis of the SmallSat Spacecraft.- Filter Response to High Frequency Shock Events.- Simplified Nonlinear Modeling Approach for a Bolted Interface Test Fixture.- Transmission of Guided Waves Across Prestressed Interfaces.- Equivalent Reduced Model Technique Development for Nonlinear System Dynamic Response.- Efficient Computational Nonlinear Dynamic Analysis Using Modal Modification Response Technique.- Spectral Domain Force Identification of Impulsive Loading in Beam Structures.- Free-pendulum Vibration Absorber Experiment Using Digital Image Processing.- Suppression of Regenerative Instabilities by Means of Targeted Energy Transfers.- Force Displacement Curves of a Snapping Bistable Plate.- Characterization of a Strongly Nonlinear Vibration Absorber for Aerospace Applications.- Identifying and Computing Nonlinear Normal Modes.- Nonlinear Identification Using a Frequency Response Function With the Jump.- Nonlinear Structural Modification and Nonlinear Coupling.- Nonlinear Dynamic Response of Two Bodies Across an Intermittent Contact.- Application of Continuation Methods to Nonlinear Post-buckled Structures.- Comparing Measured and Computed Nonlinear Frequency Responses to Calibrate Nonlinear System Models.- Identifying the Modal Properties of Nonlinear Structures Using Measured Free Response Time Histories From a Scanning Laser Doppler Vibrometer.- Nonlinear System Identification of the Dynamics of a Vibro-impact Beam Modeling of Subsurface Damage in Sandwich Composites Using Measured Localized Nonlinearities.- Parametric Identification of Nonlinearity from Incomplete FRF Data Using Describing Function Inversion.- Finding Local Non-linearities Using Error Localization From Model Updating Theory.
Topics in Nonlinear Dynamics, Volume 3, Proceedings of the 30th IMAC, A Conference and Exposition on Structural Dynamics, 2012, the third volume of six from the Conference, brings together 26 contributions to this important area of research and engineering. The collection presents early findings and case studies on fundamental and applied aspects of Structural Dynamics, including papers on:
Application of Nonlinearities: Aerospace Structures
Nonlinear Dynamics Effects Under Shock Loading
Application of Nonlinearities: Vibration Reduction
Nonlinear Dynamics: Testing
Nonlinear Dynamics: Simulation
Nonlinear Dynamics: Identification
Nonlinear Dynamics: Localization
This the third proceedings volume of six from the 30th IMAC on Structural Dynamics, 2012.