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The Optimized Rayleigh Method and Mathematica in Vibrations and Buckling Problems

M. De Rosa
C. Franciosi
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Journal of Sound and Vibration
Year: 1996
Volume: 191
Issue: 5
Page range: 795-808

In this paper some vibration and buckling problems are solved by means of the optimized Rayleigh and Timoshenko quotients. The use of the Mathematica symbolic language produces closer approximations than the usual ones, because two-parameter quotients can be employed.

*Engineering > Mechanical and Structural Engineering