Eigenvalue Problems Described by Degenerated Systems of Ordinary Differential Equations

  • György SzeidlEmail author
  • László Péter Kiss
Part of the Foundations of Engineering Mechanics book series (FOUNDATIONS)


Vibration problems of curved beams with a centerline of constant radius are governed by degenerated differential equation systems. Here we provide a definition for the Green function matrices concerning the degenerated differential equation systems. These matrices are determined for pinned-pinned, fixed-fixed and pinned-fixed heterogeneous curved beams. By utilizing the Green function matrices the eigenvalue problems that describe the vibratory behavior of these beams are reduced to Fredholm integral equation systems. Numerical solutions are also presented in graphical format.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Applied MechanicsUniversity of MiskolcMiskolc-EgyetemvárosHungary

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