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Vibration of a cantilever beam
Posted 17 Jan 2013 06:57 GMT-05:00 MEMS & Nanotechnology, MEMS & Nanotechnology, Structural Mechanics & Thermal Stresses Version 4.2a 3 Replies
I am trying to model a beam oscillating under external vibration condition.
I have kept one end of the beam fixed. I have tried applying different kind of boundary conditions to solve the problem.
1. applied accelaration (10m/s2) on the fixed end and did the freq domain analysis.
2. applied accelaration (10m/s2) on the entire structure and did the freq domain analysis.
but i did not get the expected displacement of the beam.
can anyone suggest what would be the appropiate boundary conditions and analysis method for such case?