Wu, J.J., Whittaker, A.R., and Cartmell, M.P. (2000) The use of finite element techniques for calculating the dynamic response of structures to moving loads. Computers and Structures, 78 (6). pp. 789-799. ISSN 0045-7949 (doi:10.1016/S0045-7949(00)00055-9 )
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This paper presents a technique for using standard finite element packages for analysing the dynamic response of structures to time-variant moving loads. To illustrate the method and for validation purposes, the technique is first applied to a simply supported beam subject to a single load moving along the beam. Finally, it is applied to the problem that initiated the work: calculation of the effects of two-dimensional motion of the trolley on the response of the base structure of a mobile gantry crane model
|Glasgow Author(s):||Cartmell, Prof Matthew and Whittaker, Dr Arthur|
|Authors:||Wu, J.J., Whittaker, A.R., and Cartmell, M.P.|
|College/School:||College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Systems Power and Energy|
|Journal Name:||Computers and Structures|
|Published Online:||18 September 2000|