Aerodynamics, Aeronautics, and Flight Mechanics by Barnes W. McCormick PDF

By Barnes W. McCormick

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If I/o is ~e moment of inertia of each disk, and t/, tf are the respective angular deflections of the two disks, then the kinetio and potential energies are Tai[(~Y +(~YJ . T V ... 2i [(t/}I + (rt - t/)'] under the assumption that the shaft has a uniform torsional stiffness T. Find the matrio difierential equation of motion. Write this equation as a system of two first-order matrio equations. Discuss the solutions of this system and then the motion of the disks. A1n'ER 6 l'4ATRIX: METHODS IN PROBLEMS OF SMALL OSCILLATIONS (Continued) Calculation of Frequencies and AmpUtudes.

I is not a contravariant index and a, fJ are not covariant indices. The concepts of tensor fields and Euclidean Christoffel symbols can, by the obvious changes, be studied in plane geometry - two-dimensional Euclidean space. Since we have two coordinates for a point in the plane, all components of tensors and the Christoffel symbols will depend on two variables, and the range of the indjces will be from 1 to 2 instead of 1 to 3. Thus the Euclidean Christoffel symbols for the plane 1Dill be (10·32) r'a{J(xt, xl) = igio'(Xl, X2)(~~ + ':; - :a:) in terms of the Euclidean metric tensor ga{J(xt, x') for the plane.

J, q' MATRIX METHODS IN THEORY OF AIRCRAFT FLUTTER 37 in which C;,j and bii are expressed as functions of the flutter frequency Col and not of the flutter velocity fl. If one then considers solutions of the form ·iut _r-:-. qi = qf,e (i = v-I) of the differential equations, one is led to a system of four linear algebraic equations with complex coefficients, some of which are functions of Col and the structural damping coefficients gii' The damping coefficients gii are defined by F. = v=i giiKi/li (gii = 0 if i:p4 3), where F.

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