Kineto-elastodynamics - A review of the state of the art and trends

Arthur G Erdman, G. N. Sandor

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Kineto-Elastodynamics is the study of the motion of mechanisms consisting of elements which may deflect due to external loads or internal body forces. The requirement for machines to run at higher speeds brought to the surface many problems, such as balancing and vibrations, which were not serious factors at lower speeds. This review presents a general summary and attempts to organize the nomenclature of mechanism dynamics. It also indicates the current trend in the literature of kineto-elastodynamics and points the way to a possible unification of all dynamic effects.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)19-33
Number of pages15
JournalMechanism and Machine Theory
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1972

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