Predicting the broadband response of a layered cone-cylinder-cone shell

Chronopoulos, Dimitrios, Ichchou, Mohamed, Troclet, Bernard and Bareille, Olivier (2014) Predicting the broadband response of a layered cone-cylinder-cone shell. Composite Structures, 107 . pp. 149-159. ISSN 02638223

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The dynamic response of an aerospace layered structure composed of a combination of conical and cylindrical shells is hereby modelled. In the low and the mid-frequency ranges a WFEM derived ESL approach implemented within a FEM is used in order to predict the response of the shell. Furthermore, in the high frequency range the CLF of the connected subsystems are calculated using a WFEM/FEM approach. These CLF are implemented within a SEA approach in order to predict the structural response. The accuracy and robustness of the developed approaches are exhibited by comparisons to experimental measurements on a layered conical-shell-conical configuration.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Composite shells, Finite Elements, Statistical Energy Analysis, Experimental validation
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham, UK > Faculty of Engineering
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Depositing User: Eprints, Support
Date Deposited: 07 Jul 2016 14:20
Last Modified: 04 May 2020 16:42

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