Bending Vibration Analysis of Thick Honeycomb Sandwich Panel

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A simple approach to reduce the governing equations for thick honeycomb sandwich panels to a single equation containing only one displacement function is proposed in this article. The variational equations of motion are derived using Hamilton’s principle and by introducing differential operators. The exact solution of the natural frequencies for rectangular honeycomb sandwich panels with all edges simply-supported is obtained and leading to a satisfied agreement with theoretical results. The influence of the ratio of core thickness to face sheet thickness and aspect ratio on the natural frequencies is studied. The analysis results demonstrate that the presence of inertia of rotation will decrease natural frequencies, and the aspect ration changes not only the value of natural frequencies of the sandwich panel but also the mode order.

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Mohamed Othman

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369-372

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W. D. Shen et al., "Bending Vibration Analysis of Thick Honeycomb Sandwich Panel", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 229-231, pp. 369-372, 2012

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November 2012

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