Dynamic Stability of Structures
By (author) Wei-Chau Xie
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Dynamic Stability of Structures by Wei-Chau Xie
Book DescriptionThis 2006 book presents a systematic introduction to the theory of parametric stability of structures under both deterministic and stochastic loadings. A comprehensive range of theories are presented and various application problems are formulated and solved, often using more than one approach. Investigation of an elastic system's dynamic stability frequently leads to the study of dynamic behaviour of the solutions of parametrically excited systems. Parametric instability or resonance is more dangerous than ordinary resonance as it is characterised by exponential growth of the response amplitudes even in the presence of damping. The emphasis in this book is on the applications and various analytical and numerical methods for solving engineering problems. The materials presented are as self-contained as possible, with all of the important steps of analysis provided in order to make the book suitable as a graduate-level textbook and especially for self-study.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521852661
(253mm x 177mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 5-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Wei-Chau Xie
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Dynamic Stability of Structures, Paperback (December 2010)» View all books by Wei-Chau Xie
This book explores the theory of parametric stability of structures under deterministic and stochastic loadings.
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Author Biography - Wei-Chau Xie
Wei-Chau Xie is a Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Waterloo. He is the author of numerous articles on dynamic stability of structures, nonlinear dynamics, and stochastic mechanics. He is the recipient of the Teaching Excellence Award in recognition of his exemplary record as a teacher.
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