Time-dependent response of a floating viscoelastic plate to an impulsively started moving load
Wang, K., Hosking, R.J., and Milinazzo, F. (2004) Time-dependent response of a floating viscoelastic plate to an impulsively started moving load. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 521 . pp. 295-317.
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This paper extends the Boltzmann hereditary delay integral approach previously used to predict the anelastic response of a floating flexible plate to a steadily moving load, to describe the evolution of the response when the load is impulsively started from rest. Asymptotic analysis demonstrates that the ultimate one-dimensional and two-dimensional deflections (due to a line load and a point load, respectively) are consistent with the results obtained from the earlier time-independent viscoelastic theory. Transients in the two-dimensional case decay much more rapidly than their counterparts in the one-dimensional case. Steady-state deflections are approached at all load speeds in the two-dimensional theory, including the critical load speed (coincident with the minimum phase speed of hybrid flexural–gravity waves) and the gravity wave speed.
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|FoR Codes:||01 MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES > 0199 Other Mathematical Sciences > 019999 Mathematical Sciences not elsewhere classified @ 100%|
|SEO Codes:||96 ENVIRONMENT > 9609 Land and Water Management > 960901 Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Land and Water Management @ 100%|
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