Free vibrations of fluid-filled orthotropic cylindrical shells

C. Welqiu, H. J. Ding, Y. M. Guo, Q. D. Yang

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Based on three-dimensional elastic theory, three components of displacement are expanded by orthotropic series. A second-order ordinary differential equation set is then obtained that can be solved by Frobenius Method. Considering the effect of the fluid, we can get the frequency equation of nonaxisymmetric free vibration of orthotropic fluid-filled cylindrical shell with arbitrary constant thickness. Some examples are illustrated to compare results with those based on shell theory.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1130-1133
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Engineering Mechanics
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 1997
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering


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