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Title

A New Numerical Method to Calculate the Vibrations of Clamped Kirchhoff-Plates of Arbitrary Form
Author

Ferdinand F. Cap
Organization: Universitšt Innsbruck
Department: Institute of Theoretical Physics
URL: http://th-physik.uibk.ac.at/plasma/personal/fc/fchome.html
Journal / Anthology

Computing
Year: 1998
Volume: 61
Page range: 181-188
Description

A new collocation method is presented which is able to calculate numerically the vibrations of clamped plates with no external load. The method works in Cartesian coordinates and allows to investigate plates with boundaries given by F(x,y)=0. FORTRAN and Mathematica code are available.
Subject

*Engineering > Mechanical and Structural Engineering