A Direct Integration Technique for the Transient Analysis of Rotating Shafts

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F. H. Chu

John J. McMullen Associates, Inc., One World Trade Center, Suite 3047, New York, New York 10048

W. D. Pilkey

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va. 22901

J. Mech. Des 103(1), 244-248 (Jan 01, 1981) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3254872 History: Received January 01, 1980; Online November 17, 2009


The Continuous Space Discrete Time Riccati Transfer Matrix Method is a new direct integration technique for transient analysis of structural members. This method is applied to rotating shafts with bearing systems containing masses. Numerical results are given for a rotor with isotropic bearings.

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