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A modal and damping analysis of viscoelastic Timoshenko tubes conveying fluid

Zhang, Y.L. and Gorman, D. and Reese, J.M. (2001) A modal and damping analysis of viscoelastic Timoshenko tubes conveying fluid. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 50 (2). pp. 419-433. ISSN 0029-5981

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Abstract

This paper presents a viscoelastic finite element approach to the vibration analysis of viscoelastic Timoshenko tubes conveying inviscid incompressible fluid, within which the temperature-dependent functions of material properties are assumed known. The derivation of a viscoelastic finite element model, applied to a time-domain solution, is detailed. The dynamic behaviour of viscoelastic tubes conveying fluid is investigated for several initial axial tensions and fluid velocities. Numerical results are presented and discussed