Advances in Stability, Vibration and Control of Mechanical Structures.pdf
This volume provides comprehensive and accessible coverage of recent advances in stability, vibration and control of mechanical structures presented by invited experts during the International Symposium on Stability, Vibration and Control of Systems in Varna (Bulgaria) in June, 2013. The carefully selected contributions offer a sampling of exciting research areas in an assortment of fast-growing branches of stability, vibration and control of mechanical structures. The book involves a modicum of applied mechanics and mathematics and will be of interest to researchers and graduate students in engineering, physics and applied mathematics.
An Overview of Adaptive Materials and Structures.- Arnold and Stability Problems and Solid Mechanics.- Motions of a Pendulum with Periodically Variable Length.- Rigorous Crash Simulator Toolbox for Prediction and Control of Brain-and-Spine Injury Mechanics.- Constraint Reactions in Optimal Control of Mechanical Systems.- Variational Modeling in Non-Smooth Continuum Mechanics and Stability.- Basic Problems of Thermoelasticity with Microtemperatures in theHalf-Space.- Uncertainty Quantification and Simulation in Reanalysis Procedures.- Modal Analysis and Damage Diagnosis of the Tallest Pure-brick Tower in the World Using a Robust Digital Image Analysis System.