KSME International Journal

, Volume 18, Issue 6, pp 955–960 | Cite as

Characteristics of the eigenvalue sensitivities to the change of element correction factors for beams

  • Gun-Myung Lee
  • Young-Hyo Park


Some characteristics of the eigenvalue sensitivities have been found for beams in the paper. For cantilever beams and simply supported beams, the sensitivities of the eigenvalues to the stiffness correction factor of one element are equal and opposite to the sensitivities to the mass correction factor of the symmetrically positioned element. For beams with other boundary conditions, however, the relationship does not hold. The relationship has been proven analytically for simply supported beams.

Key Words

Eigenvalue Sensitivity Beam Element Correction Factor 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Mechanical and Aerospace EngineeringGyeongsang National UniversityJinju, GyeongnamKorea

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