RESEARCH PAPERS: Rotor Dynamics Papers

A Direct Integration Technique for the Transient Analysis of Rotating Shafts

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F. H. Chu

RCA Astro, Princeton, N.J. 08540

W. D. Pilkey

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

J. Mech. Des 104(2), 384-388 (Apr 01, 1982) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3256355 History: Received June 10, 1981; 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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