A New Approach to the Study of Transverse Vibrations of a Rectangular Plate Having a Circular Central Hole

Document Type: Research Paper

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Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Kashan

Abstract

In this study, the analysis of transverse vibrations of rectangular plate with circular central hole with different boundary conditions is studied and the natural frequencies and natural modes of a rectangular plate with circular hole have been obtained. To solve the problem, it is necessary to use both Cartesian and polar coordinate system. The complexity of the method is to apply an appropriate model, which can solve the problem of transverse vibrations of a plate. So, it has been tried that the functions of the deflection of plate, in the form of polynomial functions proportionate with finite degrees, to be replaced by Bessel function, which is used in the analysis of the vibrations of a circular plate. Then with the help of a semi-analytical method and orthogonality properties of the eliminated position angle, without any need to analyze so many points on the edges of the rectangular plate, we can prevent the coefficients matrix from becoming so much large as well as the equations from becoming complicated. The above mentioned functions will lead to reducing the calculation time and simplifying the equations as well as speeding up the convergence.

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