Moscow University Mechanics Bulletin

, Volume 74, Issue 5, pp 123–127 | Cite as

Action of Moving Loads on the Bernoulli-Euler and Timoshenko Beams

  • T. I. ZhdanEmail author
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The dynamic behavior of Bernoulli-Euler and Timoshenko beams subjected to a moving concentrated load is considered. Deflection expressions are found in the form of convergent series for a pretensioned beam and for a beam on an elastic foundation. We determine the parameter ranges for which the results of these two models are coincident. It is shown that, under certain conditions, a resonance is possible in such a system.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Mechanics and MathematicsMoscow State UniversityMoscowRussia

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