Dynamics for Flexible Systems

  • A. Barraco
  • B. Cuny
  • G. Ishiomin
Conference paper
Part of the IUTAM Symposium book series (IUTAM)


Two formulations of dynamics equations accounting for deformation effects are presented. Both show benefits and disadvantages that are discussed. An example demonstrates the method’s capabilities.


Rigid Body Incremental Form Spatial Mechanism Virtual Work Principle Flexible Member 
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© Springer, Berlin Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Barraco
    • 1
  • B. Cuny
    • 1
  • G. Ishiomin
    • 1
  1. 1.Département Structures, Equipe RobotiqueEcole Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et MétiersParis Cedex 13France

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